Bob Funk
Bob Funk (2009)

A divorced, alcoholic salesman attempts to pull his life together in time to get his old job back and avoid becoming the laughing stock of the company in this midlife crisis comedy starring Michael Leydon Campbell, Rachael Leigh Cook, and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 23, 2009
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nathan Lee
New York Times

Looks like a comedy, acts like a comedy and sounds like a comedy, but it isn't funny.

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Robert Koehler
Variety

Carlisle's film is designed with a certain suburban flatness that at times perfectly reflects Bob's inner deadness, though not his periodic spurts of sarcastic rage.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The dry, witty first half is far more interesting, even if it's ultimately more amusing than funny.

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Melissa Anderson
Village Voice

[Bob Funk] insists that we find charm in its protagonist's most odious behavior.

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Melissa Anderson
L.A. Weekly

Movies -- especially inconsequential, earnest comedies like Bob Funk -- about how people achieved their sobriety " are as fascinating as listening to people recount the plot of their dreams.

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Ben Walters
Time Out Chicago

Bob Funk is terrifically cast and performed, with some good lines. Shame the story and character development are so cliché and banal.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

If you can get through the tedious first half of Bob Funk, there's actually a decent little character study waiting on the other side.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

An aggressively unwatchable comedy...

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Much like its titular character, the film itself has some serious growing up to do and needs a strong dose of warmth and charisma.

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