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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 11%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A frenetically unfunny and charmless movie."
‑ Sheila Benson, Los Angeles Times
"There certainly is a lot of talent involved in Club Paradise... But most often, the level of humor is rather like that of those entertainments put on by summer campers for their own amusement."
‑ Jay Boyar, Orlando Sentinel
"This is a case where the actors are only as good as the script, which isn`t saying much. It`s not long into Club Paradise when you may feel the urge to get out."
‑ Candice Russell, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
"The movie is a succession of shticks -- which, when they succeed, are very funny. Unfortunately, not all of them succeed."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Despite its promise of a sunny, lightweight good time, it's a strangely angry and cynical film."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"What's fresh about Ramis and Doyle-Murray's brand of comedy is that they're not one-liner wordsmiths, they're social satirists. They find humor in the subversion of a stable social community."
‑ Carrie Rickey, Philadelphia Inquirer
"There are enough funny skits in Club Paradise to make for a good hour of SCTV, where most of the cast is from, but too few to keep this Club Med satire afloat for 104 minutes."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"The unchanneled energy of Robin Williams can't redeem this messy yarn."
‑ David Sterritt, Christian Science Monitor
"Director Harold Ramis, who co-wrote the film with Brian Doyle-Murray, never stoops for an easy laugh. He seems capable, however, of making a movie with more momentum than this."
‑ , People Magazine
"Feels like it was inspired by a People Magazine article, and stretched out into feature length through the dubious overuse of sketch-type comedy droppings."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"The whole, crowded thing begins to resemble a low-brow Nashville."
‑ Sid Smith, Chicago Tribune
"The movie is painless, and everybody associated with it is good company, but considering the obvious effort and the expense that went into it, the result should have been much, much better."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"Even Williams's quick-fire routines fail to raise many laughs."
‑ John Ferguson, Radio Times
"Club Paradise has a few good running gags, but it isn't everything that the brochures crack it up to be."
‑ Joe Baltake, Philadelphia Daily News
"A word of warning: these leftovers are rotten."
‑ Eric Meyerson,
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