The Mod Squad
The Mod Squad (1999)

In this film, Police Capt. Adam Greer finds three young people on their way to jail and gives them a choice: instead of going to jail, they can become a special undercover unit. This "Mod Squad" encounters a major problem when… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 26, 1999
DVD Release Date: August 24, 1999
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Critic Score: 4% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A sodden, overly stylized mess that's even less compelling than a TV episode.

Todd McCarthy

This latest bigscreen retrofitting of a vintage TV series (1968-73) feels like the most shameless effort yet in the renewed exploitation of the youth market.

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Bob Graham
San Francisco Chronicle

Plays like a 90-minute version of the old television show. That's not necessarily bad.

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Sandra Contreras
TV Guide

No one expects much from movie adaptations of TV shows but complete incoherence and boredom is a bit too much to bear.

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Chicago Reader

An exercise in robotic filmmaking.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

A great-looking picture that zips along with grace, light on its feet but possessed of just enough gravity to allow us to take its people rather than its old TV series premise seriously.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Mindless, stylish fun.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

A flawed fraud, a youth movie so disjointed, witless and condescending that it's painful to watch.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The Mod Squad has an intriguing cast, a director who knows how to use his camera and a lot of sly humor. Shame about the story.

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Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Who cares?

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Flixster Audience Score: 17% Flixster User Reviews
Alexander Wilson
Worth watching, good friday night film for a treat when need entertaining.
Nate Zoebl
[font=Arial][color=darkred]There are some movies out there that you simply can't stop yourself from scratching your head and wondering how it ever got made… More
jay nixon
one of the most god awful wastes of film ever
Christopher Haskell
Not quite the hip, engaging thriller it was made out to be, this TV adaption begs the constant question of "Why?". Besides starring Giovanni Ribisi,… More
Leigh Ryan
Pretty good.
Deb S
The story centers around three juvenile delinquents that Captain Greer (Dennis Farina) of the L.A.P.D. has taken under his wing and turned into his secret… More