Metacritic Movie Ratings
Horrible Bosses Reviews

3.0

57

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    A bouncy, well-built, delightfully nasty tale of resentment, desperation, and amoral revenge that does for employer-employee relations what Danny DeVito and Bette Midler did for the bonds of matrimony in the great 1986 Zucker brothers comedy "Ruthless People."

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayScott Bowles

    It's over-the-top stuff, to be sure. But Bosses never crosses that line into the macabre.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Horrible Bosses has preposterousness to burn, but no finesse and no interest in having any.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    The lameness of the gags and dialogue and the film's frequent deep dives for the bottom at the expense of real comedy speak to desperation in Hollywood to figure out the audience for contemporary naughty comedy.

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