A Night at the Roxbury
A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

This comedy extends and embellishes characters introduced on Saturday Night Live by regulars Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan in their sketch series of two head-bobbing losers who go on the town, looking for action, when they hear the What Is… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 20, 1999
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11%
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70%



Critic Score: 11% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Has the same problems as the worst SNL movies: one-note characters and plots unreasonably stretched to feature length runtime.

Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

The lame-o aspects of the whole campy setup are still lame-o.

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Time Out

Shun this witless showcase for the Saturday Night Live double act of Ferrell and Kattan.

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Sandra Contreras
TV Guide's Movie Guide

It would take far better writing than Kattan, Ferrell and Steve Koren can muster to make it less than an ordeal.

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Dennis Harvey
Variety

An amiable, if flyweight, diversion.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

A Night at the Roxbury probably never had a shot at being funny anyway, but I don't think it planned to be pathetic. It's the first comedy I've attended where you feel that to laugh would be cruel to the characters.

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson
sbs.is

based on this, i did not expect ferrell to make it big

Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

More schmaltzy than funny.

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Paul Tatara
CNN.com

Basically a longer version of its poster.

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Jason Zingale
Bullz-Eye.com

Not exactly highbrow stuff, but who ever said a comedy needed to be highbrow to enjoy?

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Melvin White
Doug Butabi: You can take away our phones and you can take away our keys, but you can NOT take away our dreams.  "Score!" A Night at the Roxbury is… More
Martin Sahlin
I'm not gonna say it was bad.....but it sure as hell wasn't good
Alex roy
A Night at the Roxbury is one of the first Will Ferrell films that I first saw, and I thought it was a pretty decent comedy. The film is fun to watch, and is… More
Chris Weber
Silly, stupid, and not very much fun (or funny). I didn't much care for this when I first saw it, and my feelings haven't gotten better since then.
AJ Verser
This movie is hilarious! Kattan and Ferrell make a brilliant team. Even though they look nothing like brothers, their relationship is believable, and very… More
KJ Proulx
I really just don't know what to say about this movie? I is soo stupidly funny that I actually found myself annoyed at some points, but it does deliver the… More

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