Kids in the Hall - Brain Candy
Kids in the Hall - Brain Candy (1996)

The Canadian sketch-comedy favorites make their film debut, playing 32 roles, as they satirically spoof the social significance of psychopharmacology. Hilarity ensues, as users of the anti-depressant drug "Gleemonex." find… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 16, 2002
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
38%
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User Score
77%


Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Leonard Klady
Variety

The ensemble is assured and adroitly gets the gags across without telegraphing punch lines.

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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

A splendid showcase for their diverse, frisky talents.

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Film4

You'll be laughing through your disapproval.

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David Ansen
Newsweek

A twisted comedy for twisted times, this movie made me happy. Go figure.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

[A] shrill and slovenly opus.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

There are some very funny bits, but they're interspersed with long stretches of exposition that drag the whole thing down, down, down.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

A quintet of Canadian TV comedians hit the cinema screen with a splat.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Isn't anything more than a sloppy showcase for the group's costume-changing tricks, but sometimes its sheer chutzpah can be amusing.

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JoBlo
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

It was supposed to be a comedy, but it just wasn't funny. End of story.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy is the first film of the Canadian comedy troupe Kids in the hall, and it is a very funny film. I'm a huge fan of KITH and… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
A wacky comedy about a pharmaceutical corporation releasing "Gleemonex", a happiness drug - and its affect on the world. It's quirky and funny,… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
ehh.... it aint no American pie: naked mile, dats da trufe.
Michael Gildea
If you've never seen an episode of Kids in the Hall, you probably won't get into it. If you have and didn't like it, you probably won't like… More
Curtis Lilly
It's exactly like stummies! But it makes flipper babies. This movie was great, but after a while it got to that point where it felt like they were just… More
Quinto Wallight
The film was not worth destroying The Kids in the Hall, but at least they could come up with a clever and funny story and it's just always a blast to see… More