Trapped in Paradise
Trapped in Paradise (1994)

Just out of prison a pair of doltish but hyperactive criminals immediately head off to perform the perfect bank robbery, but before they do, the two pay a visit to their more reformed brother. Though he wants nothing to do with them, they… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 1, 2004
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Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Todd McCarthy
Variety

Has enough in the way of sentiment and goofy situational predicaments to put it over as a serviceable family holiday attraction.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

It's a minor holiday miracle that this homey comedy barely elicits even a chuckle.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

This silly action comedy mixes brilliant production design -- it looks like a Norman Rockwell painting come to life -- and cloying sentimentality to no good effect.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Even the weather seems tailored to the script's shifting needs.

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Hal Hinson
Washington Post

Considering that there isn't a single laugh in the whole picture, the term 'comedy' must be used loosely.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Harmless and totally familiar, it's better than static and informercials, but that's about the sum of it.

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Wally Hammond
Time Out

Cage looks cold most of the time, and has retractable stubble. The rest of the cast look like they're waiting for summer.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

The question is, can a trio of amiable goofballs take you through a movie that's, well, not so great?

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Alex Keen
Trades

Horrible. Terrible. Unfunny.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
A bit fun and really dumb.
xGary Xx
Likeable comedy crime caper full of the usual stereotypes, but it did make me laugh.
Wahida K
Mr Cage seem to be the keeper of a specific knowledge to play "innocent guy" in a Movie even as a gangster. lol. Very Funny Movie.
Jason Spencer
I remember this being ok when I saw it.
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Three brothers (Nicolas Cage, Jon Lovitz, Dana Carvey) with a streak of lawbreaking in them head to a small town in Pennsylvania called Paradise, intending to… More
Dann Michalski
The goofball comedy Trapped in Paradise is a fun and entertaining film that is full of holiday spirit. When Bill Firpo's brothers get paroled from prison… More