The Wash
The Wash (2001)

This throwback to the frolicsome comedies of the 1970s is from writer/director D.J. Pooh, creator of Friday (1995) and 3 Strikes (2000). Dr. Dre stars as Sean, who's financially strapped and on the verge of losing his home and his car… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 12, 2002
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Sloppily-made, amateurish, and scarce on laughs, The Wash can't compare to Richard Pryor's 1976 Car Wash.

Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

Two roommates start to antagonize each other after one becomes the other's superior at an LA car wash, and the conflict is played out with grittiness and flippancy.

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David Segal
Washington Post

There's precious little to listen to, laugh at or ogle.

Empire Magazine

Some energetic performances from the cast may make this accessible to a wider audience.

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Christy Lemire
Associated Press

Snoop, Dre and their buddies take it all in stride -- if they were any more laid-back, they'd be napping in their trailers.

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Toronto Star

More of a missed opportunity than a movie.

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Clint Morris
Film Threat

Waterlogged from start to finish

Time Out

The lame, underdeveloped jokes far outweigh the fresh ones, the women are all chirpy airheads, and the whole thing hangs on a feeble storyline.

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Jason Anderson
Globe and Mail

A sloppy, harebrained movie, which looks like it was made on a fraction of the budget of one of their videos.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

I was wishing I was sitting through Bones a second time.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Suneel Joshi
A boring and poorly-made movie on all fronts scarce on legitimate humour. The only appeal is the collection of hip-hop stars that appear including Dr. Dre,… More
Miriam Kline
HONESTLY one of the WORST films I have ever seen!!!! CAN NOT stress it enough!!!!!!!!!!!

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