Company Man
Company Man (2001)

A bumbling high school grammar teacher in the 1960's is recruited by the CIA to help them in a plot to overthrow Cuba's Fidel Castro, inadvertently leading to the events of the Bay of Pigs.

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: August 28, 2001
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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A flat and misconceived movie with big stars.

Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

McGrath can't decide if he wants the movie to be a satire or a broad farce.

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Cody Clark
Mr. Showbiz

The rapid-fire gags are relentlessly cute and announce themselves with all the subtlety of a pounding headache.

Beth Pratt
Common Sense Media

Political '60s spoof won't interest most teens.

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Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News

Given the disastrous state of the final product, it's hard not to wonder if it was worth all the blood, sweat and celluloid.

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Mike Clark
USA Today

Second-rate fare.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

There's an air of old-fashioned, if somewhat stale, innocence that hovers over "Company Man " as its singular saving grace for being merely a jumble of bland sketch comedy skits.

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Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle

This movie looks and feels so retro, so unrelentingly unironic, that the very guilelessness of it makes you want to giggle.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Company Man is to filmmaking what Molotov cocktails are to social gatherings.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The so-called jokes and gimmicks seem recycled from the worst of the 1960s.

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