CHIPS (2017)

Dax Shepard (Hit & Run, TV's Parenthood) and Michael Peņa (Ant-Man) star in the action comedy CHIPS, directed by Shepard from his own script. Jon Baker (Shepard) and Frank Ponch Poncherello (Peņa) have just joined the California Highway… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 24, 2017
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Critic Score: 16% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: CHiPS abandons the endearing innocence of its source material, using the titular cop show's premise as a setup for aggressively lowbrow gags that prove only mildly arresting at best.

Stephanie Zacharek
TIME Magazine

The harsh reality is that it's not very funny at all.

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Simon Abrams

A buddy film about overcompensating characters that seems to have also been made by overcompensating comedians.

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Mel Campbell

It's clearly struggling to be what it presumes its audience wants -- bawdy, violent, yet socially aware. But it fails because it lacks any real spark.

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Bill Zwecker
Chicago Sun-Times

While I clearly cannot recommend this film, I have to admit there were a couple of amusing moments.

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John Semley
Globe and Mail

It's not uniquely bad, nor so bad it's good. It's factually, quantifiably bad. Overcooked, underdressed, sloppy, indigestible: just your classic crap hamburger of a movie.

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Tom Glasson
Concrete Playground

Some TV reboots would be better left un-rebooted.

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Craig D. Lindsey
Village Voice

I'm actually kind of shocked there aren't more homophobic gags here.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

It already feels like a rerun.

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Orlando Maldonado
Movie Network

A film of a series that lost relevance more than two decades ago, full of lame double meaning jokes. [Full review in Spanish]

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
EpicLadySponge the Adventurer
Whatever CHiPs is, it fails to be a lovable adaption based on a TV show from back in 1977. Fans waited years (especially 24 years of pain and impatience) for… More