Heckler (2008)

Nearly anyone who performs in public on a regular basis is familiar with the notion of the audience member who makes their opinions loudly and clearly known during the show, and like most comedians Jamie Kennedy has dealt with his fair… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: September 9, 2008
DVD Release Date: October 7, 2008
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Peter Debruge

Addis and Kennedy have tapped into a rich subject here.

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Brian Orndorf

Heckler doesn't penetrate like a proper documentary should; it's more silly than exploratory, missing a prime opportunity to crack open a dialogue between critic and performer that could generously benefit both parties.

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Amy Nicholson
I.E. Weekly

Kennedy objects to objections about his mean-spirited jokes; the unexplored subtext of this solid film is why all humor has gone negative?

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Staci Layne Wilson

Jamie Kennedy and the film's director, Michael Addis, present an amazing amount of footage (including the Uwe Boll vs. The Critics boxing matches) and an impressive spectrum of sources (everyone from Jewel to George Lucas).

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Christopher Null

Heckler isn't perfect, or even especially memorable, but if nothing else, it's at least the best movie that Kennedy's ever been involved with. And you can put that on the poster!

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
A film that thinks it has a lot to say, but very rarely varies from its one, obnoxiously repetitive message that simply reads "I'm thin skinned."… More
James Alvarez
The part about actual hecklers in stand-up comedy was a great segment. The rest of the film has people who make millions of dollars wine about critics being… More
Randy Tippy
Jamie Kennedy throws a broad net here, snagging not only audience hecklers but film critics, internet bloggers and professional journalists as well.… More
_kelly .King
This movie has three distinct segments. The first is about actual hecklers of stand up comedians. The second is an over-reaching view on criticism in society,… More
Joe McCall
Hecklers come with the territory so quit crying about it and do your job.
Jesse Ortega
I realize the irony in reviewing this movie since but after seeing this movie, which was an entertaining movie, don't get me wrong, but this is mostly… More