Gentlemen Broncos
Gentlemen Broncos (2009)

Benjamin, home-schooled by his eccentric mother, is a loveable loner whose passion for writing leads him on an offbeat and hilarious journey as his story first gets ripped off by the legendary fantasy novelist Ronald Chevalier and then is… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 30, 2009
DVD Release Date: March 2, 2010
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Critic Score: 19% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Unselfconsciously juvenile and overwhelmingly quirky, Gentlemen Broncos offers a lot of potty humor but isn't terribly funny.

David Jenkins
Time Out

This latest from writer-director Jared Hess is another unsavoury stew of kitsch juvenilia that furthers the rot that set in between his first two films...

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

A tedious and unfocused concoction involving science fiction, plagiarism and the nightgown industry.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

I may be one of the few that loved this movie, but it was a blast, and I don't have any fear saying that.

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Randy Cordova
Arizona Republic

At one level, it is pretty bad. Then, on the other level, it is downright horrible. Unless you're an entertainment masochist, neither is very much fun.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Where do you go after rocket-propelled deer statuary, cyclops warriors in golf carts, and Mike White with a dubbed Irish accent?

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Rockwell is the film's only consistently amusing presence.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Don't pay money to see it, don't waste your time if it comes on cable; you might not even want to bother reading the rest of this review.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Jared Hess, who made Napoleon Dynamite, a film I admit I didn't get, has made a film I don't even begin to get.

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Ken McIntyre
Total Film

Classic underdog vs smug establishment stuff, you might think. But it's all played out in puke-slathered anti-comedy sketches better suited to no-budget YouTube videos than a multimillion-dollar film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Bizarre and oddly written, Gentlemen Broncos is a satire about the world of new sci-fi novels sucess and it's cinematic adaptation, as well it's fans.… More
Michael Gildea
Gentlemen Broncos is a valiant effort from the writer/director of random oddball treats Napoleon Dynamite and Nacho Libre, but it falls short. The premise of a… More
Everett Johnson
This is by the creator of "Napoleon Dynamite", and if you love that movie, then you will love this movie. Much of the same quiet, off-beat dry humor.… More
Lenny Muggsy
Flat out stupid, watched 5 minutes, only because Jemaine is in it, had to find something else after that. Typically Jemaine is hilarious , staying true to his… More
Greg S
A successful pulp author who's run out of ideas steals a teen author's sci-fi novella. The beyond-offbeat tone, which might be characterized as… More
Jake ....
This movie is absolutely terrible, but in the most strange and fasinating ways. Granted, I'm easily baffled, but I cannot see why a movie like this or Post… More