The Almost Guys
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The Almost Guys
The perfect kidnapping scheme take a hilarious turn for the worse when a hapless repo man and his septuagenarian partner find a major league baseball player tied up in the trunk of their most recent acquisition in first-time feature filmmaker Eric Fleming's high-speed comedy of errors. Rick (Fleming) and the Colonel (Robert Culp) never intended to become kidnappers, but upon repossessing the car of two mob heavies and discovering prized pitcher James Maxwell (James Edson) in the trunk, it seems that they have earned the title whether they like it or not. Upon learning that Maxwell had… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Fleming brings a feeling of loose, lively fun to the story. He writes funny characters, funny dialogue and funny situations."
‑ Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune
"The word for The Almost Guys is 'rollicking.'"
‑ Chris Hewitt (St. Paul), St. Paul Pioneer Press
"The film staggers under the weight of stale gags and a meandering plot."
‑ Kevin Crust, Los Angeles Times
"The ultimate goal is entertainment and from an entertainment standpoint, The Almost Guys succeeds."
‑ Michael Ferraro, Film Threat
"The Almost Guys reveals itself as a mawkish men-on-the-road comedy, a stultifying cross-country odyssey of bonding, bickering and group peeing."
‑ Adam Nayman, L.A. Weekly
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