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The Comebacks (2007) In the three years I've been reviewing B-fare for EW, I've seen horrors, but The Comebacks is probably the worst movie that's sludged across my… 2007-10-19 PG-13 PT91M Comedy Sports David Koechner Carl Weathers Melora Hardin 20th Century Fox Film Corporation
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The Comebacks (2007)

MPAA Rating: PG-13

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LAUGHING STOCK David Koechner in The Comebacks , an alleged comedy that should have been benched
LAUGHING STOCK David Koechner in The Comebacks, an alleged comedy that should have been benched
EW's GRADE
F

Details Release Date: Oct 19, 2007; Rated: PG-13; Length: 91 Minutes; Genres: Comedy, Sports; With: David Koechner and Carl Weathers; Distributor: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation

In the three years I've been reviewing B-fare for EW, I've seen horrors, but The Comebacks is probably the worst movie that's sludged across my professional eyeballs — worse than Daddy Day Camp, Baby Geniuses 2, and BloodRayne. Setting his leading-man career back by 100 yards, Anchorman's David Koechner plays the coach of a loser gridiron gang in a painfully dumb and laughless send-up of sports-movie clichés that highlights only how atrocious everybody here is at sending up sports-movie clichés. F

Originally posted Oct 24, 2007 Published in issue #962 Nov 02, 2007 Order article reprints