Dutch
Dutch (1991)

In this culture-clash comedy, a spoiled prep-school boy is horrified when he meets his mother's new boyfriend, Dutch, an unsophisticated, sometimes boorish working-class guy. When Dutch must drive the boy cross-country, the pair are… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 22, 2005
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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Wally Hammond
Time Out

It's all assembly-line stuff.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

The acting is only a little more uninspired than the screenplay, which is directed without shame or flair by Peter Faiman of Crocodile Dundee.

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Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

Hughes appears to love these characters, but he's serving a platter of rancid gags, losing interest as the story lurches from one roadside encounter to the next.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

If a film like this is to be funny at all, it had better work when the warring principals still hate each other, before the rich boy is shown to be a sweet kid and the whole story turns to mush.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Hughes has written, directed and/or produced so many of these films by now that perhaps we can even forgive him for beginning to repeat himself.

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Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media

Coarse tale of family and Thanksgiving for teens.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Hughes, a man more prolific than Stephen King and less inspired than Aaron Spelling, has produced yet another forgettable project. This movie shouldn't even be allowed on planes.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A tiny peek into what the entire Hughes filmography might have been like if Hughes was a dogmatic Marxist.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Provides quite a few moments of fun and pathos for audiences who appreciate sophisticated family fare.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Written by teen flick supreme John Hughes and you can tell, all the way through is that classic light hearted soft whimsical humour that is a joy to watch. Much… More
Cassandra Maples
This is an excellent movie. Ed O'Neil is very good. The movie is mainly about the relationship that builds between the spoiled rich son of… More
Leigh Ryan
Ed is completely hilarious in this movie. I was laughing all the time. Very cute...
danny d
great flick
Lenny Muggsy
Great interactions between Ed O'Neill and Rusty from Vegas Vacation but the plot is somewhat lackluster, empty. John Hughes screenwriting ability was… More
Dean McKenna
Underrated John Hughes comedy as Ed O'Neill acts his character alike from TV's Married With Children in this film.