Oscar (1991)

In this farcical spoof of 1930s gangster movies, a crime boss (Sylvester Stallone in a rare comic turn) does his best to reform. Unfortunately, to do so, he must overcome a variety of personal and professional obstacles.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 26, 1991
DVD Release Date: May 6, 2003
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Critic Score: 13% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

When you're looking to remake French cinema, the name 'Stallone' leaps immediately to mind. As in, 'for God's sake, don't cast Sylvester Stallone!'

Scott Weinberg

Only occasionally flirts with the breathless lunacy of well-conceived farce - and there are huge, painful gaps in between the few worthwhile gags.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Bad idea badly executed.

Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

The charm of this film lay in the talents of the supporting characters.

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

This is why Stallone gave up on comedy.

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Lucas Martins
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Martin Sahlin
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pretty entertaining actually
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Tim Salmons
People tend to run this down, for good reason, but I always found it kind of charming - even if it isn't perfect.
A.D. Villarreal
Probably the most guiltiest of pleasures. Other than the pre-credits scene (which had me worried this was going to suck as bad as 'Stop or My Mom Will… More