" The trouble with catering to the lowest common denominator is that it tends to make the higher denominators cynical." The AV Club I hated, hated, hated, hated, HATED The Benchwarmers. I mean I really, really (expletive deleted) hated it. I hated it so much that not even the presence of America's Pastime can be tallied in its favor, especially not considering the good guys are fielding a team of all of three players: The catcher, the pitcher, and the center fielder. … more
Pros: hilarious movie, lots of different humor concepts Cons: acting was pretty clunky and forced The Bottom Line: Great movie if you are looking for a good laugh. However, if you are up tight, this isn't going to be your type of comedy. Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot. After missing out on yet another movie that I wanted to see in movie theaters, I finally had my opportunity … more
This movie made me roll on the floor laughing. Every 10 seconds there's another funny line. The cast was so good and such a team. Everyone did really good playing a nerd or a cool kid or whatever, it was comedy at it's best.
Too many fart, booger, and sex jokes makes "The Benchwarmers" a moderately funny adult comedy. Had they removed the bulk of the unnecessary crude language, this would have been a very fun flick for the family. Instead, writers Nick Swardson and Allen Covert take the low road and misfire with this mediocre comedy. The story is about three geeks, played by Rob Schneider, Jon Heder, and David Spade, who unite against local bully little leaguers. Schneider comes to the aid of … more