Huge (2011)

This lovable belly laugh of a buddy movie blows the lid off the sleazy stand-up comedy circuit... not to mention the mysterious realm of male friendship. Look out for basically every famous comedian in the country -- they all have cameo… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
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Jason Solomons
Observer (UK)

Miller catches the dinge of the pub stand-up circuit nicely and certainly nails the desperation.

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Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard

It's yet another of those British films with a good idea squandered because someone gives the go-ahead before the script is fully developed.

Xan Brooks

Goes behind the scenes of the open-mic circuit where it proceeds to trip over the cables and get tangled in the curtains.

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David Edwards
Daily Mirror (UK)

Expect bigger laughs staring at the roof of your own oven with gas hissing into your ears.

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Caroline Jowett
Daily Express (UK)

Huge is painfully unfunny and desperately unconvincing.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph (UK)

[A] failed comedy, disguised as a dopey drama, shot with the most dispiriting fuzzy flatness, and scripted like a soap. It's all epically feeble.

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Jason Best
Movie Talk

You'd think comedian Ben Miller's day job as one half of double act Armstrong and Miller would have stood him in good stead for his directing debut - a film about a comedy double act. It hasn't. His screen duo aren't the least bit funny or enaging.

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Catherine Jones
Liverpool Echo

Sadly, despite all those comedians the movie falls short on laughs.

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David Parkinson
Radio Times

The almost complete absence of wit from the screenplay ensures that this study of aspiration, delusion and desperation is as unendurable as one of Warren and Clark's routines.

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