Gun Shy
Gun Shy (2000)

In this action-laced comedy, a cop on the verge of a nervous breakdown finds love at the least convenient time. Charlie Mayo (Liam Neeson) is an undercover agent with the DEA who was nearly killed when a sting set up to nail a gang of drug… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: February 4, 2000
DVD Release Date: October 30, 2001
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Critic Score: 24% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A dark comedy of the low brow nature -- filled with fart and gay jokes. Even Liam Neeson and Sandra Bullock cannot save this failure.

Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Weird exercise in toilet humor.

Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz

Gun Shy is worth at least a shot at a matinee.

Widgett Walls

Sure it falls apart right at the end--but up until that point it's a gem of an underrated comedy.

Paul Clinton (

Not only is the script incomprehensible, the film wasn't edited or directed -- it was crammed into a Cuisinart.

Bob Thomas
Associated Press

He (Eric Blakeney) shows real promise with clever dialogue and plotting, and especially with creating a gallery of intriguing characters.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

[Gun Shy is] not boring as much as it's...forgettable.

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

A half hour in and still, the plot, tone, and setting are incomprehensible.

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Eric Harrison
Los Angeles Times

The movie is marred by an overreliance on unfunny bathroom gags.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A quirky comedy about middle-aged burnout.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
Vet Early Liam Neeson and its really far from his best or anyones best. 2 stars
Leigh Ryan
I liked it.
Dean McKenna
This inane, confused comedy rambles in circles until the climax, where it all but disintegrates before my eyes.
Cameron Johnson
Well, of course Liam Neeson would be gun shy, because he's so tough that he doesn't need a gun, he can just kill people with his voice, alone, though… More
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Bill Cavros
Starts out with good intentions and good acting trips on one cliche and a pitfalls and then compounds the failures until the ending is so cliche you feel… More