Metacritic Movie Ratings
Hot Rod Reviews

3.0

43

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.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    Rod is played by Andy Samberg from "Saturday Night Live," who on the basis of this film, I think, could become a very big star.

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  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    Wait until the best parts pop up on YouTube.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    In what universe would you expect to see Andy Samberg, Ian McShane and Sissy Spacek in the same movie? You have to give the makers of Hot Rod credit for creative and unlikely casting. But the credit pretty much ends there.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterFrank Scheck

    Unfortunately, the gags start to wear thin shortly around the 15-minute mark, not to mention the fact that they pale in comparison to the real-life indignities endured by the members of the "Jackass" crew.

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