The Man Who Knew Too Little
The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)

Wally is sent off to an improvisational theatre group where he goes to real locations and responds to staged situations as he really would. Wally meets and falls for a mysterious woman, and when he crosses paths with some international… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 24, 1998
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

You have to be a Bill Murray fan, or in an especially generous mood, to find The Man Who Knew Too Little more than mildly amusing.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Murray elevates the material in this amusing spy farce.

Shawn Bowers
Kansas City Star

Kind of funny...but not enough to recommend.

Dan Fienberg
Zap2it.com

This is the kind of thing Murray and Amiel could do in their sleep. So they do.

Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

A poor man's Being There, which still makes for a great time.

Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Oddball little comedy with some weird twists.

Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

After a decade or so of lackluster, what-were-they-thinking? movies, Murray has finally come back to himself

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Much of the film's success can be attributed to Murray, whose timing and goofball charm are as effective as ever.

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James Sanford
rec.arts.movies.reviews

forgettable fluff, but it's hard to slam any film in which the villains take a break from chasing and shooting at each other to play the old Kerplunk! game.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Sophie Burgess
A decent semi-comedy that twists and turns until an ok but not terrific ending.
AJ Verser
Not Murray's best work. I'm not sure if this comedy is supposed to be a parody or satire or a remake or what. It just isn't funny enough.… More
Lucas Martins
The Man Who Knew Too Little is a one-gag movie that doesn't work for much time. Bill Murray always was a very funny actor and he try very hard to the film… More
Melvin White
Wallace: Please don't call me by my real name, it destroys the reality I'm trying to create.  "He's on a mission so secret, even he… More
Carlos Magalhăes
A one-joke comedy that wants to carry the absurdity of its premise throughout the entire plot. At first it is a funny idea but it wears out faster than… More
Anthony Lawrie
There are some great lines in this film but I?m glad Bill Murray moved on from these kind of films! It?s not to be mistaken for some kind of homage to the… More