Next Day Air
Next Day Air (2009)

An overnight shipment of drugs winds up being sent to the wrong recipient, prompting a frantic race to recover the package before the contents are discovered in this fast-paced crime comedy starring Donald Faison, Mos Def, and Mike Epps.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 8, 2009
DVD Release Date: September 15, 2009
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Critic Score: 21% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Rife with half-baked jokes and excessive violence, Next Day Air is an uninspired stoner comedy.

Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune

Next Day Air is sort of bracing, though it isn't very good: Its total lack of dramatic and comic bearings, to say nothing of a point, keeps you wondering about the next fatality, in a half-interested way.

Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies

An amusing tail of incompetent criminals.

Joshua Starnes

Next Day Air is well-intentioned but ill-thought, an amateur work by a first time filmmaking team trying to make the kind of film they like to watch, but ignorant of what makes those kinds of films work.

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Michelle Orange
Village Voice

There are no cops, not much farcical energy, and none of the satiric edge it would take to pull off the film's grim denouement.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

He may be a first-time feature director, but music video master Benny Boom clearly knows how to pull a midlevel movie together. That's harder than it sounds.

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William Goss

[Director Benny Boom] keeps the proceedings competent in the face of a labyrinthine plot that begs for more so-called flair than it deserves.

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Ben Lyons
At the Movies

I've seen much funnier films from Mike Epps.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

Far from the worst of Taran tino knockoffs, Next Day Air takes the standard formula of dimwits chasing bags of drugs to the 'hood.

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Aaron Hillis

Updates the spirit of blaxploitation without feeling pressed to worship or satirize it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Weber
There is nothing terribly original about the plot, situations, or characters in this film. It all comes off like a specifically ethnic take on the works of… More
Kevin M. Williams
a drug delivery goes wrong in philadelphia, whatever could happen next? ok, ok, but it's not supposed to be grade-a entertainment, only a sort of inner… More
Richard C
I actually kind of liked this movie. It was kind of boring in some parts but it gets really entertaining in the last 20 minutes. It was also a lot funnier than… More
Aaron Neuwirth
Gooch: Who sent us this package. Brody: God sent it. You know, sure this idea is familiar. 10 people, one particular item being shared between them, their… More
Derek A
<i>Next Day Air</i> is one of the more underrated films in 2009. That doesn't mean it's a masterpiece, but it was highly entertaining.… More
Jeff Boam
Damaged package Next Day Air reaches for the sky, but cannot rise above being lower than a gutter snake?s belly. Aspiring to be as clever a caper as something… More