The Beverly Hillbillies
The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)

Based on the popular television sitcom from the '60s, this comedy features a backwoods Arkansas widower, Jed, who moves to Beverly Hills with family members in tote after signing over rights to his oil-rich land--and making a load of… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: January 1, 2002
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Critic Score: 24% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Four writers worked on the script, and they all should hang their heads in shame.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

You'll hate yourself for enjoying this, but enjoy it you will.

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Jonathan Shade
Empire Magazine

With films like these, it's a wonder studios still think it's a good idea to regurgitate the past.

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Todd McCarthy

It's thin stuff, but the ingratiating naivete of the characters and the aw-shucks friendliness of the cast are disarming, and it becomes easy to just let this go down as a country tune with some moonshine on the side.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Tomlin finds the humor and the heart in these hillbillies. The rest is just crude oil.

Daniel Etherington

An endearing revival for TV's favourite hicks.

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Time Out

Director Spheeris should be ashamed of herself.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Imagine the dumbest half-hour sitcom you've ever seen, spin it out to 93 minutes by making it even more thin and shallow, and you have this movie. It's appalling. It's not even really a good version of whatever it was that made the TV series appealing.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

This big-screen expansion boasts one of the richest comic ensembles in recent memory, working well under Penelope Spheeris... About all that's missing is a point.

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
I've seen this comedy so many times back in the day, though far from good, this a mediocre comedy to say the least. The film did possess a few good laughs,… More
Film Crazy
i thought it was reli good and funny and very unlikely but very funny gd laugh
Stacy Avary
I like remakes of shows sometimes and this was one of them. I find that I like this one just as much as the old version. Varney lends a serious tone and is… More
Candy Rose
I loved the TV show, this movie just isn't the same.
Tim Salmons
Diedrich Bader is really the only reason to see this movie. He does some brilliant work in it.
Jason Spencer
Silly update of a silly tv show.