The Interview
The Interview (2014)

In the action-comedy The Interview, Dave Skylark (James Franco) and his producer Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen) run the popular celebrity tabloid TV show "Skylark Tonight." When they discover that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: February 17, 2015
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Critic Score: 53% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Unfortunately overshadowed by controversy (and under-screened as a result), The Interview's screenplay offers middling laughs bolstered by its two likable leads.

Wesley Morris
Grantland

What's wrong with The Interview is that it doesn't know how to be the singeing comedy it wants.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

It's stupid. It's in bad taste. It impossible. I know all that. But Rogen's instinct to try anything for giggles and sticking it to dictatorial assholes is worth fighting for. Screw Kim if he can't take a joke.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a slight improvement over Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's directorial debut, 2013's This Is the End...

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Te best satire provokes and even outrages, and Rogen, Franco and Goldberg certainly succeed on that score.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

It's certainly smutty-and infantile. Maybe half the jokes miss. But it is a truly savage work.

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Simon Miraudo
Student Edge

Super sloppy and very, very silly, The Interview at least doesn't pull its punches.

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Christy Lemire
ChristyLemire.com

This is what all the fuss was about?

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

Everyone here is in way over his or her head.

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Jim Schembri
3AW

Driven by the blustery, swear-happy, cadence-free performances that characterise most Seth Rogen comedies, this reasonably funny lark at least has the distinction of mixing in some light political satire with the usual knockabout fare we've come to expect

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Gregory Dark
I had no interest in wanting to see this film. Yet the ruckus around the film angered me, so I went out of my way to watch it. And it was just as terrible as… More
Eugene Bernabe
The Interview is just another Rogen-Franco concoction fueled by absurdity, senseless humor and a controversial political stir. The film very often steers and… More
James Alvarez
This was the longest Lee Greenwood video I've ever seen.
Nate Zoebl
Well, so maybe you've heard something about this little movie, The Interview? Seth Rogen and his writing partner Evan Goldberg (This is the End)… More
Phil Hubbs
And here it is, the movie that almost ended Sony and put the world on a knifes edge...kinda. Actually it merely forced everyone to pretend to care about a movie… More
Everett Johnson
So here is a movie that has been completely blown out of proportion and the controversy surrounding it makes the movie bigger than what it is. This is a silly… More