Martin Lawrence Live - Runteldat
Martin Lawrence Live - Runteldat (2002)

The no-holds-barred documentary-style footage -- spiced with rousing rap music, Martin Lawrence's own razor-sharp commentary and a glimpse of both his triumphs and setbacks -- is only the beginning. Next comes the blackout stage with… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 2, 2002
DVD Release Date: January 7, 2003
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Critic Score: 39% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Lawrence's delivery can be funny, but the content is stale.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Richard Pryor mined his personal horrors and came up with a treasure chest of material, but Lawrence gives us mostly fool's gold.

Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

You either find his jokes funny or you don't. But no one can mistake the ferocious energy of a performer for whom making people laugh has been not just a gift but a matter of survival.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

The comedy here is for adults only.

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Joe Leydon

Ranges from laugh-out-loud hilarious to wonder-what- time-it-is tedious.

Daphne Gordon
Toronto Star

He's just so damn likeable, you can't help but laugh, even when his language is littered with four-letter words and his stories draw up images you might later wish you'd never imagined.

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Cole Smithey

In English, means Run Tell That.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

An odd amalgam of kitschy, transparently manipulative sentiment, provocative subject matter, off-kilter perspective and some truly funny physical humor.

Ted Fry
Seattle Times

Those prone to indignation need not apply; those susceptible to blue hilarity, step right up.

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Michael Dequina

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