Mouse Hunt
Mouse Hunt (1997)

Nathan Lane and Lee Evans do a fair impression of Laurel and Hardy in this darkly comic, and too often shrill, “Home Alone” knockoff about two brothers’ inept attempts to kill a wily mouse inhabiting their inherited mansion.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 19, 1997
DVD Release Date: December 1, 1998
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

It's a not-bad gift for those who prefer their laughs black.

Staci Layne Wilson

Dickens meets Wile E. Coyote.

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Michael Dequina

A slapstick comedy that will please the tykes but will leave the rest of the family less than satisfied.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The comedy shoots for laughs through slapstick and one-liners. The trouble is things are more cheesy than funny.

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Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

This Home Alone clone is genetically spliced with childhood memories of Tom and Jerry.

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Eric Lurio

The climax is just what you'd a good way of course.

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Scott G. Mignola
Common Sense Media

A vivacious, clever slapstick comedy.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Adam Rifkin's script sets things up brightly, with savvy detail and a wealth of amusingly mendacious, greedy characters.

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Mediocre comedy that is slow with bad effects, Mouse Hunt simply doesn't have anything good going for it. The film was funny when first released, however… More
Michael Edwards
a great and funny plot with great acting and comedy, where can you go wrong with christopher walken as an exterminator
Lucas Martins
A always love this film when I was a child... now is just another silly, but some times clever movie that looks like a Bugs Bunny cartoon. Rotten.
erika bruhns
really funny.
Aj V
This movie will please young kids with its stupid cat and mouse slapstick humor, but others will not find it funny.
Conner Rainwater
A fun, yet ridiculous kids movie. It has a lot of over-acting and silly characters that go far overboard. It's just nowhere near as entertaining as it… More