City Slickers
City Slickers (1991)

Mitch is unhappy with being middle-aged and decides to go on a cattle run as a vacation. A rough and tough cowboy Curly shows Mitch a few things about himself, including what it is that's most important to him. Original comedy with some… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 4, 1999
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: With a supremely talented cast and just enough midlife drama to add weight to its wildly silly overtones, City Slickers uses universal themes to earn big laughs.

Brian Orndorf

Thankfully, Crystal is more than willing to hog the screen with his whining, impressions, and glorious chemistry with Palance, whose entire performance is based around inconsistent levels of exhaling.

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Arthur Ryel-Lindsey
Slant Magazine

A comedy that was and is ambitious and counterintuitive.

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Sarah Chauncey

Somehow it never gets old.

Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media

Lassos midlife-crisis laughs; teens and up.

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Emanuel Levy

The movie begins as a mildly amusing comedy about spoiled city brats taking a cattle drive before turning into a serio and predictable tale about mid-life crisis and male camaraderie.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

I found almost nothing funny about this film. Palance's performance saved it.

Christopher Null

ultimately harmless

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

silly entertainment

Gerry Shamray
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Good fun.

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
This was probably the first movie I saw that properly introduced me to Billy Crystal. Sure I had seen his other early movies and heard about that scene in… More
Wahida K
Totally strange, although I really enjoy Billy Crystal Movies I have trouble with this Movie. Everyone says it is funny, I watched it couple of times, okay it… More
Daniel Perry
An absolute classic that's too corny once in a while, but only because it's playing with conventions of the cowboy genre (baked beans, singalongs,… More
MisterYoda ?
not interested
Mike S
Three friends in a mid-life crisis goes on a Wild West adventure together, to re-ignite their lost passions for life. This isn't really a Western movie in… More
Spencer S.
The wittiest of buddy comedies, it features the lovable Billy Crystal trying to find something lost within himself, which is amendable. Can't wait to see… More

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