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A Million Ways to Die in the West Review

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3.0

Dave White Profile

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  • 3.0
    45

    out of 100

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Some of it sputters, settling for smiles instead of laughs, and much of it flounders while the slapdash script searches, at exhausting length, for ever more common denominators in toilet humor.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Variety Scott Foundas

    Seth MacFarlane has delivered a flaccid all-star farce that’s handsomely dressed up with nowhere to go for most of its padded two-hour running time.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter John DeFore

    Stocking the supporting cast with top-drawer talent, he gives most of his costars little to do besides attract our attention on movie posters.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Like "Blazing Saddles", A Million Ways to Die in the West has a slew of comic set-ups and one-liners that kill. And, as with Mel Brooks' classic 1974 film, it steps unabashedly into vulgar terrain.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Village Voice Amy Nicholson

    Theron proved her comedy chops in the underrated Young Adult, and here she and MacFarlane get along like two eager puppies. If MacFarlane indulges in self-flattery by keeping in all the times this babe bursts into laughter at his jokes, he's forgiven; at least we feel like the characters are actually listening to each other.

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