'Next Friday' Critic Reviews

67%
MovieWeb:   1 reviews
20%
Rotten Tomatoes:   75 reviews
  • Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly (Top Critic)
    50
    Full Review » 3 years ago
  • Entertainment Weekly (Top Critic)
    50
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Lawrence Van Gelder New York Times (Top Critic)
    40
    Notable chiefly for feeding a stereotype of blacks as shiftless layabouts interested mainly in recreational drugs and irresponsible sex.
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Susan Wloszczyna USA Today (Top Critic)
    38
    Most of the humor is about as fresh as the air left behind whenever Witherspoon uses a toilet.
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Michael O'Sullivan Washington Post (Top Critic)
    80
    Next Friday has everything you loved about last Friday.
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Jay Carr Boston Globe (Top Critic)
    38
    One measure of its desperation and lack of respect for its audience is the frequency with which it labors to wring humor from flatulence and excrement gags.
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Gary Dauphin Village Voice (Top Critic)
    Isn't quite the picture its predecessor was.
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Robert Dominguez New York Daily News (Top Critic)
    Another plotless, pothead comedy.
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Jeff Millar Houston Chronicle (Top Critic)
    Its humor batting average would earn anybody an MVP.
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Al Brumley Dallas Morning News (Top Critic)
    It delivers the same brand of cheap laughs.
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Jeff Strickler Minneapolis Star Tribune (Top Critic)
    Full Review » 11 years ago
  • Susan Stark Detroit News (Top Critic)
    50
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Joe Leydon Variety (Top Critic)
    The pic is too larky and goofy to come across as mean-spirited.
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Jonathan Foreman New York Post (Top Critic)
    25
    The real problem with Next Friday is that the whole movie is so ineptly written and directed that its 90 minutes seem to take twice as long.
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Roger Moore Orlando Sentinel (Top Critic)
    Cube walks through this picture in an unconnected, unfunny daze, torching what is obviously a great talent in pursuit of cheap laughs and big box office.
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Ernest Hardy Film.com (Top Critic)
    Next Friday is a truly awful film.
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Tom Keogh Film.com (Top Critic)
    Next Friday will eventually be remembered as a disposable farce, but one that leaves a happy memory.
    Full Review » 14 years ago
  • Sight and Sound
    Full Review » 2 years ago
  • Nell Minow Common Sense Media
    40
    Lazy, dumb, and misogynistic.
    Full Review » 3 years ago
  • Time Out
    Full Review » 8 years ago
  • David Nusair Reel Film Reviews
    38
    [Cube abandons] the heavy-on-dialogue rhythm in favor of needless subplots rife with hijinks.
    Full Review » 11 years ago
  • Jeanne Aufmuth Palo Alto Weekly
    25
    Full Review » 11 years ago
  • John R. McEwen Film Quips Online
    70
    Full Review » 11 years ago
  • Film Threat
    30
    Full Review » 11 years ago
  • Keith Perry Sight and Sound
    Full Review » 11 years ago