Bringing Down the House
2003
When lonely, divorced lawyer Peter decides to spice up his life with a little online romance, he gets much more than he bargained for in the form of feisty prison inmate named Charlene.

Scott Hardie: “It was ok.”

This movie is about as interested in race relations as 'Bruce Almighty' is in theology. Those who accuse it of having too many stereotypes are missing the tone: It's a cartoon. On one hand, it lacks just as much respect for its characters as for the races they represent, giving none of them either a fleeting moment of plausibility nor a single detail that doesn't set up a plot point or a punchline. On the other, it has a dozen funny moments, only ten of which were spoiled by the trailer. Kudos to Martin, Eugene Levy, and Missi Pyle for jobs well done.

− date unknown • more by Scottlog in or create an account to reply

Want to join the discussion? Log in or create an account to reply.

write your own review of Bringing Down the House


Other Movies from 2003

Hulk

Scott Hardie says, "It ruled." Go »

Big Shot's Funeral

Scott Hardie says, "It was ok." Go »

The Recruit

Scott Hardie says, "It was ok." Go »

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Scott Hardie says, "It ruled." Go »

Kangaroo Jack

Scott Hardie says, "It was ok." Go »

Adaptation.

Scott Hardie says, "It ruled." Go »