Hot Pursuit
Hot Pursuit (2015)

In "Hot Pursuit," an uptight and by-the-book cop (Reese Witherspoon) tries to protect the sexy and outgoing widow (Sofia Vergara) of a drug boss as they race through Texas, pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen. -- (C) New… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 11, 2015
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Critic Score: 7% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Shrill and unfunny, Hot Pursuit bungles what should have been an easy opportunity to showcase Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara's likable odd-couple chemistry.

James Berardinelli

There's hardly an area in which Hot Pursuit is not found lacking.

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Rafer Guzman

A toothless and nearly laughless buddy comedy.

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David 'Mad Dog' Bradley
Rip It Up

One of those wannabe-crazy comedies where you almost feel sorry for the stars as they get up to such loudly dorky shenanigans (or you would if they weren't so annoying)

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Christy Lemire

It's actually, actively worse than you think it's going to be.

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Richard Roeper
Chicago Sun-Times

"Hot Pursuit" features one of the worst and most forced performances of Reese Witherspoon's career, an irritating performance by Sofia Vergara(whom I love on 'Modern Family') and a seemingly endless parade of lazy and arbitrary plot twists and turns.

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Alejandro Alemán
El Universal

If justice was a real thing, the Academy would be knocking on Reese Whiterspoon's door to take her Oscar back. [Full review in Spanish]

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Wesley Morris

The dueling accents are meant to be part of some mounting joke, in which each woman sounds like an idiot to the other. It's not funny. Neither is most of the movie, which throws these two at a wall of gags and hopes they stick.

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

You could easily imagine these two in a sharper, edgier comedy. Maybe, if Hot Pursuit is a hit, the filmmakers can take a mulligan and reunite them for a faster, funnier sequel.

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David Blaustein
ABC News Radio

You'll laugh a few times, but Hot Pursuit fails to be the smart comedy it should've been, especially given that it stars an Oscar-winning actress and the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated star of one of TV's top comedies. This movie feels beneath them.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Silly and mindless but fun in its way.
Kevin M. Williams
Rarely does a work come along that you sooo want to like, the leads immensely charismatic, that totally disappoints. Somehow these women feel like family (and… More
Nicki Marie
Yeah, it's a mess. The bad reviews are warranted. I think it's so bad because you know Reese Witherspoon can do better than this. Her acting here is… More
KJ Proulx
A comedy starring Reese Witherspoon and Sophia Vergara, two extremely talented (or at least enjoyable) actresses in the same movie? What could go wrong? Turns… More
Phil Hubbs
OK so we all know the stereotypical buddy action flick, generally the stereotypical buddy action cop flick, laced with adult humour. Twas the staple diet of the… More
Dann Michalski
Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara team up for the screwball comedy Hot Pursuit. Wacky hijinks ensue when an uptight police officer goes on the run with an… More