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Mr. Deeds Review

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  • 2.0

    out of 100

    Generally unfavorable reviews
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  • 20

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    The remake stumbles from a ragged start into a child's garden of worses -- worse than the original in more ways than you could imagine.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    An idiot variation on Frank Capra's ''Mr. Deeds Goes to Town,'' might have been thrown together in even less time than it takes Sandler to get dressed in the morning; it feels sort of like the dumbest corporate comedy of 1987.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    If Sandler felt compelled to take on a role immortalized by Gary Cooper, at least it wasn't as "Sergeant York," "Lou Gehrig" or the sheriff in "High Noon."

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