The Great Outdoors
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"At the onset it seems that Candy, as in Uncle, plays the lower class half. Yet, by [Outdoors'] end we learn that the in-law is actually broke, essentially Cousin Eddie in disguise."
‑ Matthew Sorrento, IdentityTheory
"Zany, over the top klutz comedy with Aykroyd and Candy."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Classic John Candy and Dan Akroyd"
‑ Kevin Fiddler, Henderson Home News (Henderson, NV)
"Charming when it works, when it is based primarily in the interplay between characters or in the writer's unabashed nostalgia for a kind of cozy Americana."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
‑ Gerry Shamray, Your Movies (
"Two funny guys delivering very few laughs."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"Candy & Aykroyd make for a hilarious duo in an otherwise routine comedy."
‑ Bill Clark, FromTheBalcony
"Harmless, pointless time-killer"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
More reviews for The Great Outdoors on Rotten Tomatoes

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