Daltry Calhoun
Daltry Calhoun (2005)

When seed and sod entrepreneur Daltry Calhoun's (Johnny Knoxville) abandoned ex-girlfriend shows up on his doorstep with the daughter he never knew he had, the reformed ladies' man finds out that you can never truly escape your past… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: February 7, 2006
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Critic Score: 7% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Watching grass grow would likely be more entertaining than this dull, slight feature about a sod salesman.

Stephen Garrett
Time Out New York

The movie has its flaws, but they are few and forgivable.

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Jami Bernard
New York Daily News

A weird, unpleasant little movie.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

It'd be nice if Tarantino would go back to making his own films (which are usually pretty doggoned good) rather than helping out young filmmakers to produce garbage.

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Jan Stuart
Newsday

Southern whimsy, when handled delicately, can produce a precious jewel a la Junebug. In less skillful hands, it can be merely precious.

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Laura Kern
New York Times

Although the film starts off somewhat amusingly, the first-time feature director Katrina Holden Bronson seems to have spent more energy assembling the overbearing soundtrack than expanding on her characters' fractured relationships.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

For all its good intentions, Daltry Calhoun is a predictable, derivative film.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Knoxville tries hard and exudes a certain likability, but can't really handle big dramatic moments at this point in his career.

Benjamin Strong
Village Voice

Anyone looking for a paean to the unnatural allure of a sprinklered lawn can see that the grass is greener in Blue Velvet.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Contains a couple of lovely scenes that are all but smothered by a shambling mess of self-conscious eccentricity.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
A cute feel-good movie. It was okay...
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "Daltry Calhoun", Daltry Calhoun(Johnny Knoxville) is on the surface a very successful man, having made his fortune from… More
Leo L
Very funny!