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Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 2.0

    out of 100

    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Richard James Havis

    Toilet humor, jokes about paraplegics and serious overacting make this lowbrow comedy an irritating watch.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Variety Joe Leydon

    Entirely comfortable as the crude character he has honed in countless stand-up routines and TV appearances, Larry the Cable Guy sustains a level of likeability that enables him to get away with a lot more than he has any right to. But, he remains very much an acquired taste.

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  • 42

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Scott Brown

    As an expat redneck, I recognize the deep, dumb need of every group for its own culturally customized minstrel show. Larry, a junker ''star'' vehicle run on arse wind and fan love, fills that niche.

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For Families provided by Common Sense Media

Iffy for 14+

Dumb comedy should be cited for bad taste.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Larry makes fun of people in wheelchairs, women, and gays and lesbians. Cockroaches and flies are shown in food. There's lots of toilet humor and sexual objectification of women.

  • Families can talk about the appeal of comedies like this that mock people who are different than you. Why is it funny just to point out differences? When is it not funny? How do you feel when people point out ways in which you're different?

The good stuff
  • message true0

    Messages: Larry is well meaning, but the film glorifies a kind of sexist and offensive mindset.

What to watch for
  • violence false0

    Violence: Other than the violent illnesses people get, there's nothing to worry about.

  • sex false0

    Sex: Larry talks about women's body parts and objectifies women.

  • language false3

    Language: Larry uses a lot of profanity, including "ass" and "s--t."

  • consumerism false0

    Consumerism: Not an issue

  • drugsalcoholtobacco false0

    Drinking, drugs and smoking: Not an issue