The Master of Disguise
The Master of Disguise (2002)

Dana Carvey ventures into the world of PG-rated, family-oriented entertainment as star and co-writer of this light adventure comedy, which requires the actor to assume more than three dozen different identities. Carvey's primary role in… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 28, 2003
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Critic Score: 1% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: An ill-concieved attempt to utilize Dana Carvey's talent for mimicry, The Master of Disguise is an irritating, witless farce weighted down by sophomoric gags.

Keith Phipps
AV Club

A film about as funny as a seeping wound.

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Derek Adams
Time Out

There follows a fusillade of farts, dud sight gags and inconsequential butt jokes.

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Adam Smith
Radio Times

While some of the make-up effects are mildly diverting (Carvey disguises himself as a turtle and a cherry pie), they hardly make up for the lame screenplay, barely coherent plot and increasingly desperate mugging.

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Christy Lemire
Associated Press

Such a sad irony that Dana Carvey, who's made his name bringing celebrities to life with uncanny impersonations, should make such a lifeless movie based on characters of his own creation.

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Dan Fienberg
L.A. Weekly

The Master of Disguise represents Adam Sandler's latest attempt to dumb down the universe.

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Total Film

If Carvey's looking for a comeback, then playing a cloying dimwit with an annoying accent isn't the place to start.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

George W. Bush in the flesh would have been much funnier than this movie's impersonation.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

In just over a minute you can see everything that's wrong with this one-joke farce.

Chris Kaltenbach
Baltimore Sun

The humor here is relentlessly juvenile, and not even the kids in the audience seemed to like it much.

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Flixster Audience Score: 32% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
The Master of Disguise is really the master. He use the disguise of a funny movie, but is just a sad way to lose time. Rotten.
Film Crazy
I did like this movie, it is a stupid movie with no real point to the storyline but i have to say it does make you laugh the different characters he gets… More
Thomas Bowler
Yeah. No. Full review later.
Summer W.
overall pretty awful, but I'll give it a decent review for Dana Carvey's impression of Robert Shaw alone.
Matt Goodman
It had his moments, but overall fails as a comedy. Grade: C-
Lafe Fredbjornson
The opening title song keeps telling us "This Is Gonna Be Fun" - maybe they're trying to hypnotize us into thinking it's a good movie.… More