Just Visiting
Just Visiting (2001)

Lots of people find themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time, but this comic fantasy takes that notion to a whole new level. Count Thibault of Malfete (Jean Reno) is a brave warrior and respected nobleman in 12th century France.… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 11, 2001
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This remake of the French comedy Les Visiteurs ends up being a middling, forgettable effort -- not as good as the original.

Gene Seymour
Newsday

Truly it is a peculiar curse upon the world, this high-concept joke that refuses to die.

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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

Curiously unfunny.

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Bears the scars of a film sliced and diced by a studio hoping to salvage a failed comedy.

Michael Atkinson
Village Voice

Not only microwaves what is already four-day-old fish in Paris, but lets the original director, screenwriters, and stars do the reheating.

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Doug Knoop
Seattle Times

It could be worth a visit to your local multiplex if this kind of frothy foolishness appeals to you.

Ian Waldron-Mantgani
UK Critic

The visuals look dark, grubby and cheap, making us feel like we're watching a shoddy knock-off rather than an enthusiastic remake

Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Some of these gags are very funny, and it's a pleasure to see Reno as something other than a villain in an English language picture.

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Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Time travel comedy with bathroom humor.

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Eugene Novikov
Film Blather

Just Visiting is far from intolerable, and, as these things go, it's probably not even "bad". But there doesn't seem to have been any talent behind it, any thought, any care.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Original was better.
Naughtia Nahazhina
This movie is hilarious. I haven't seen the original movie but I really liked this one, mostly because of Jean Reno and Christina Applegate. The storyline… More
Cassandra Maples
I loved this movie. Totally hilarious. Loved how the characters react to 21st century life style and brought with them their hilarious habits and way of life… More
Leigh Ryan
Odd, and funny. It was okay to watch.