Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)

Martin Lawrence returns as FBI agent Malcolm Turner in this third outing in the Big Momma's House series. This entry sees Lawrence's cross-dressing alter ego, Big Momma, heading to an all-girls school with his nephew, Trent (Brandon… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 14, 2011
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Critic Score: 5% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Unnecessary, unfunny, and generally unwelcome, Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son offers more of the same for fans of Martin Lawrence's perplexingly popular series.

Tom Russo
Boston Globe

Looking back, it's strange to remember that the first two movies were both hits, and that Paul Giamatti and Terrence Howard even saw enough in the premise to sign up for the original. At this point, it's really all just flab.

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Mike Hale
New York Times

It seems fair to point out that of all the cross-dressing comedies of recent decades, none has channeled Some Like It Hot quite so thoroughly.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

The father/stepson angle applies a much-needed Heimlich maneuver to a series that was choking, but it's not enough.

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

An assessment of the film as part of a dissertational examination of Lawrence's contribution to comedic posterity and to African-American cultural history will surely note that the film was not pre-screened for critics in advance.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

A film so drained of entertainment or simple humanity it is difficult to relate to as anything other than industrial artifact.

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Shaun Munro
What Culture

It's frighteningly impressive that a one-note gag has spawned three dreadful films and hundreds of millions of dollars in box office receipts. Wherever will they go next? Big Mommas 3D?

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Keith Phipps
AV Club

Even Big Momma deserves better than this.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

If Tyler Perry finds liberation in lipstick, Lawrence has become suffocated by Spanx.

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James Luxford
The National

it is likely that this shambles will be the final nail in the coffin of the career of a man once touted as The Next Eddie Murphy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
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<b><I>Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son</b></I> was a big fail. The first one will continue to be the best of them all and should have… More
Pedro Holanda
<i>Momma's got back up</i> <b>Big Momma is Big Comedy</b> I have always loved Big Momma, every single movie. It seemed like a bad… More
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11/10/2011 (PS3, ONLINE)
Manu Gino
Weak thus entertaining. The movie has a very bleak plot and seems to lack comedy unlike the other 2 before this one. FBI agent Malcolm Turner and his… More
Dead Angel
Not funny. It was hella irritating. Damn why do they try so hard to be funny?! One star for the songs.
Jim Careter
I didn't laugh, it was boring and not even worth the time. I really didn't enjoy this, and frankly I can't see why everyone else did like it.… More

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