Horrible Bosses
Horrible Bosses (2011)

For Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day), the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses (Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston) into dust.… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: July 8, 2011
DVD Release Date: October 11, 2011
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It's nasty, uneven, and far from original, but thanks to a smartly assembled cast that makes the most of a solid premise, Horrible Bosses works.

Leonard Maltin

It's tempting to label Horrible Bosses a post-Hangover comedy. For all I know it may have been in the works before that box-office smash saw the light of day, but it emits the same vibe, even if it doesn't go to the same extremes...

Sam Adams
Los Angeles Times

A lot of low-stakes humor, occasionally brought off by a mostly ingratiating cast.

Sarah Marrs

Horrible Bosses avoids the worst of the murder comedy pitfalls by making bad bosses the target of the plot.

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David Jenkins
Time Out

Gordon knows what works and what doesn't, pushing the leads' chummy chemistry to the fore while allowing the schematic and, frankly, highly unlikely murder plot to sink into the background.

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James Berardinelli

For something like Horrible Bosses to sparkle, the actors have to shine... and shine they do.

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Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

So, of course, a comedy of errors ensues since these everyday guys are the last you'd think could pull of such a dirty task. And man is it fun to watch it unfold.

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Richard Brody
New Yorker

The movie's main thrust is lowball wish fulfillment, which comes too cheaply.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

The coarseness wouldn't be so bad if at least the steady stream of obscenities were funny. But there is, after all, an art to talking dirty.

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Lindy West
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

Horrible Bosses is no masterpiece, but it's a solid comedy with great chemistry.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
Irritating to the point of almost unwatchable, with nothing remotely funny about following three unbearable retards amid stupid gags and so many… More
Matthew Samuel Mirliani
It's a relatively watchable comedy. Aniston and Day are reliably funny, and there are some laugh-out-loud moments. Nonetheless, as expected with modern… More
KJ Proulx
Make of the story what you will, "Horrible Bosses" is the type of movie that you will laugh with matter what. It has amazing laughs, loveable… More
Nikhil Nandu
Solid acting performances from the cast and a brisk fun pace save the movie from its rather thin plot.
Phil Hubbs
Well what have we here...a film with an original plot AND Jennifer Aniston actually growing up and acting like a proper woman for once. Lets really add to this… More
Eugene Bernabe
The amount of crude humor and vulgarity goes well to make this a pretty well-developed film. The team of Bateman, Day & Sudekis along with the… More