Metacritic Movie Ratings
Our Idiot Brother Reviews

3.0

60

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.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    I do wish the movie's ending weren't so squishy. It's been changed from the finale that Sundance audiences saw earlier this year and now reeks of focus-group testing.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Watching Rudd bring dimension to what could have been a clownish caricature is the best reason to see this good-natured family comedy.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJohn Anderson

    Goofily funny, and silly, and in many ways follows the currents of contemporary comedy into the gulf stream of inanity. And yet Ned turns out to be a strangely moving figure, a comic foil worthy of affection, perhaps even respect.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Shambles along with all the purposefulness of its title character, a kind of near-beer Lebowski who's neither reckless enough to cheer for nor misguided enough to disdain.

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