Hot to Trot
Hot to Trot (1988)

After his mother's death, Fred P. Cheney (Bob Goldthwaith) must share the family financial business with his scheming stepfather Walter Sawyer (Dabney Coleman) in this misfired comedy. Fred also inherits Don, a talking horse who… More

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Rated: PG
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DVD Release Date: May 18, 2010
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Michael Wilmington
Los Angeles Times

Hot to Trot is a movie to make ninnies whinny, audiences gag and horses hide their heads.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

I am not going to try to tell you that this one-joke, talking-horse comedy is, in any meaningful sense, a good movie. What I am going to say is that it's a little better than my rock-bottom expectations led me to predict.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

A justifiably notorious bomb...

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Tribune

It`s true that there has been a shocking dearth of talking-horse pictures lately, but even so, Hot to Trot has few pleasures to offer.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Although Michael Dinner's direction is noticeably better than the material, the film aims consistently for the lowest common denominator.

TV Guide

The old talking-animal routine gets a bit of an update in that this time the animal is vulgar and profane in a way Mr. Ed or Francis the Talking Mule would never have been. But that's about the extent of the inventiveness in this unfunny comedy.

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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

The humor is so low that it could justifiably be called subterranean.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

Hot to Trot is an unbridled disaster, a screwball horseplay so lame you want to put it out of its misery. Equus is funnier.

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Ben Yagoda
Philadelphia Daily News

[Hot to Trot] sounded truly awful. It turned out to be worse.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
I loved Bobcat, but these horses can't act! I enjoyed this silly comedy anyway. It's got a lot of funny jokes, so I found it entertaining even… More
Tim Salmons
Pure cheesy goodness. A childhood fave, as well. :)
Anthony Valletta
A couple of funny moments, but nothing exceptional.