National Lampoon's Gold Diggers
National Lampoon's Gold Diggers (2004)

American independent filmmaker Gary Preisler makes his film debut as a writer/director with the black comedy National Lampoon's Gold Diggers. Twentysomethings Calvin Menhoffer (Will Friedle) and Leonard Smallwood (Chris Owen) get… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 17, 2004
DVD Release Date: March 29, 2005
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Consensus: It aspires to Farrelly-level offensiveness, but the PG-13 rating and a dearth of decent gags renders Gold Diggers tame, toothless, and dull.

Justin Chang

By turns pointless and pointlessly mean-spirited.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

This is the spectacularly inept directing debut of writer-producer Gary Priesler, who is said to have 12 other movies in development. God help us.

David Cornelius

There's bad, there's unwatchable, and then there's National Lampoon.

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Time Out

The single punch line that sparks genuine laughter comes three minutes into the film; after that, these marriages are made in comedy hell.

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Jen Chaney
Washington Post

So stupefyingly hideous that after watching it, you'll need to bathe in 10 gallons of disinfectant, get a full-body scrub and shampoo with vinegar to remove the scummy residue that remains.

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Scott Weinberg
DVD Clinic

Truly this is one of the most off-putting, unpleasant and earth-shatteringly unfunny "comedies" I've ever seen.

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Hank Sartin
Chicago Reader

Nothing's quite so painful as failed comedy, and this atrocity is equivalent to a compound fracture.

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Erik Lundegaard
Seattle Times

Don't waste your money. Please. Spare our culture some last semblance of dignity by ignoring National Lampoon's Gold Diggers altogether.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...shockingly unfunny...

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Flixster Audience Score: 19% Flixster User Reviews
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