A Night at the Roxbury
A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

This comedy extends and embellishes characters introduced on Saturday Night Live by regulars Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan in their sketch series of two head-bobbing losers who go on the town, looking for action, when they hear the What Is… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 2, 1998
DVD Release Date: April 20, 1999
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Critic Score: 11% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Has the same problems as the worst SNL movies: one-note characters and plots unreasonably stretched to feature length runtime.

Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

The lame-o aspects of the whole campy setup are still lame-o.

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Time Out

Shun this witless showcase for the Saturday Night Live double act of Ferrell and Kattan.

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Sandra Contreras
TV Guide

It would take far better writing than Kattan, Ferrell and Steve Koren can muster to make it less than an ordeal.

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Dennis Harvey

An amiable, if flyweight, diversion.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

A Night at the Roxbury probably never had a shot at being funny anyway, but I don't think it planned to be pathetic. It's the first comedy I've attended where you feel that to laugh would be cruel to the characters.

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson

based on this, i did not expect ferrell to make it big

Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

More schmaltzy than funny.

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Paul Tatara

Basically a longer version of its poster.

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Jason Zingale

Not exactly highbrow stuff, but who ever said a comedy needed to be highbrow to enjoy?

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More reviews for A Night at the Roxbury

Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Or as it was originally known 'The Roxbury Guys' was another reoccurring sketch within the classic American late night show [i]Saturday Night… More
Alex roy
A Night at the Roxbury is one of the first Will Ferrell films that I first saw, and I thought it was a pretty decent comedy. The film is fun to watch, and is… More
Carlos Magalhães
If you find this kind of humor funny (which I do for a short time of 82 minutes), then this one-joke, nearly plotless movie should be amusing enough for you,… More
Aj V
This movie is hilarious! Kattan and Ferrell make a brilliant team. Even though they look nothing like brothers, their relationship is believable, and very… More
Melvin White
Doug Butabi: You can take away our phones and you can take away our keys, but you can NOT take away our dreams.  "Score!" A Night at the Roxbury is… More
Martin Sahlin
I'm not gonna say it was bad.....but it sure as hell wasn't good