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Puerto Ricans in Paris Review

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

  • 3.0
    42

    out of 100

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

  • 40

    out of 100

    Variety Joe Leydon

    Luis Guzmán and Edgar Garcia give the project much more than it ever gives them, sustaining audience interest and generating mild amusement more or less through sheer force of will as they amble through a threadbare plot.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The New York Times Andy Webster

    The longtime friends Mr. Guzmán and Mr. Garcia have an unforced chemistry. But the effective jokes land too rarely. You’ll be ready to leave when the trip is over.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Michael Rechtshaffen

    Despite an energetic set-up, the broad script fails to deliver the anticipated goods once the action relocates to Paris.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Justin Lowe

    Drawing on a substantial track record of comedic performance, Guzman adopts his usual approach by coming on much too strong, a strategy that elicits its share of laughs in action-oriented scenes, but tends to overshoot the more dramatic moments.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Miriam Di Nunzio

    Guzman and Garcia (reunited from HBO’s “How to Make It in America”) are a joy to watch, and deliver their lines with just enough nuance to make them truly endearing.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Village Voice Sherilyn Connelly

    Ian Edelman's comedy Puerto Ricans in Paris is a much sweeter film than its Snakes on a Plane–caliber title would suggest.

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