Malibu's Most Wanted
Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)

A rich kid who likes to pretend he's from the wrong side of the tracks gets a taste of the real thing in this comedy. Brad Gluckman (Jamie Kennedy) is the son of a wealthy and socially prominent couple (Ryan O'Neal and Bo Derek) and… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 9, 2003
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31%
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54%



Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: There are some laughs, but not enough to sustain the running time.

Mark Holcomb
Village Voice

Most Wanted isn't aiming for social commentary, but it isn't too difficult to enjoy its good-natured humor.

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Mike Clark
USA Today

Think of a B-grade Bulworth with lesser talents than A-listers Warren Beatty and Halle Berry.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Dumb movie, but some funny moments for teens.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Jamie Kennedy's B-Rad is based on a character from his TV show -- and as the centerpiece for a sketch, he's hilarious. But the B-Rad joke wears thin when stretched across a feature-length film.

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Daphne Gordon
Toronto Star

Maybe in a half-hour format, the idea would stand up. But in a feature film, B-Rad's schtick seems like a one-note song.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

I was pretty surprised to find this was just so entertaining.

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Jen Chaney
Washington Post

Wanted isn't quite the real Slim Shady of hip-hop comedies. But you might lose yourself in a few of its amusing moments.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

The Jamie Kennedy comedy vehicle Malibu's Most Wanted faces a seemingly insurmountable problem: It's really a lot better when Kennedy isn't on screen.

Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Ryan O'Neal gets more laughs in a few scenes than Chris Rock managed in all of Head of State.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
Jaime Kennedy's magnum opus about a white kid/wannabe/ghetto hood makes valid social commentary while garnering a few chuckles. Its point is made by the… More
Sean Gillespie
"Don't do it Bloodbath!"
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"Don't be hatin'"</i> A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a… More
Joseph Eastmond
While this film is promising in it's setup, it just doesn't stay fly throughout the film's entirety, but some solid performances, and scenes make… More
Bobby Hobbs
This movies hilarious! It's 100% worth watching.
Deb S
Don't be hating! B-Rad's in the house! Jamie Kennedy plays B-Rad, a white guy who acts like he is black. Overall, Malibu is a hilarious comedy.… More

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