Joe Somebody

2001

Comedy / Drama

11
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 21%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 27%
IMDb Rating 5.5 10 9173

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Hayden Panettiere as Natalie Scheffer
Julie Bowen as Meg Harper
Tim Allen as Joe Scheffer
Patrick Warburton as Mark McKinney
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by mattymatt4ever 7 / 10

Good, clean family fun

Tim Allen is a very talented comedian, so I feel almost all his movies are worth seeing. So far, the only one I dreaded was "Jungle 2 Jungle." "Joe Somebody" has everything you would expect in a family comedy and the story is predictable. But the point is it's a fun movie to watch and I was quite entertained.

Julie Bowen (from "Happy Gilmore" and TV's "Ed") plays Allen's love interest. God! She's one of the most beautiful actresses in Hollywood! I hope to see her in more and more movies. My heart just melts everytime I see her on screen. Jim Belushi is hilarious as Allen's martial arts personal trainer/out-of-work action star. I guess that's an inside joke, spoofing his own movie career...LOL. But I love Jim, he's truly an underrated comic actor. If you want to see him in other funny performances, I suggest you see "Taking Care of Business" and "Return to Me." What did disappoint me was the lack of screen time for Patrick Warburton. He's only in the film for about ten minutes! Warburton is another truly talented comic actor--we all loved him as Puddy on "Seinfeld"--and he's definitely going places. He literally doesn't get to say any funny lines in this movie. That sucks! That's why I'm really, really looking forward to the release of "Big Trouble," also starring Allen and Warburton, where hopefully we'll get to see a lot more of Patrick.

Like most family films, the third act becomes serious and the comedy sags, because this is the point where they're supposed to deliver the "message." And like most family films, the message is delivered in a deliberately corny fashion. I'm sorry, call me a pessimist, but even if you're going to deliver a message there should be a sense of reality to it. "American Beauty" was a film with a message--in fact, a bunch of messages--but it was delivered in a very unpretentious, realistic manner without fearing the audience's reaction.

In the opening of the film, we establish that Allen is a loser. Why? Who the heck knows? But for some stupid reason, everyone around him--whether it's at work or around town--doesn't even bother to acknowledge he exists. He says hello, but no one says hello back. And suddenly, just because he plans on fighting the most hated man in the workplace, everyone thinks of him as a god? Maybe this could happen in the sixth grade. But in an upscale working environment? I don't think so. Even adults can be shallow, but that's ridiculous.

So don't go into "Joe Somebody" expecting to be enlightened or touched in any way. Just go in for the laughs--and if you're a guy, also go in to see the beautiful Julie Bowen. There's an incentive!

My score: 7 (out of 10)

Reviewed by TownRootGuy 8 / 10

The fantasy of every guy featured in Wuss Daily.

There's a lot of wishful thinking here but, hey, that's what movies do.

It has a great cast, good eye candy AND it's either hilarious or too real to see Belushi play a washed-up actor.

They have fun with this and it really comes through. I can watch it every 2 - 3 years.

Reviewed by Paul Magne Haakonsen 6 / 10

An enjoyable movie...

"Joe Somebody" turned out to be quite an entertaining movie, taking into consideration that this is a Tim Allen movie. Let's face it, that he haven't had all that many impressive movies. But every now and again a good movie pops up here and there.

I didn't read the synopsis for "Joe Somebody", and I didn't really know anything about it prior to sitting down and watching it. And I did sit down to watch it because of Tim Allen, as when he does make a good movie then the movie is usually quite entertaining.

It turned out that "Joe Somebody" was actually had a rather good story and some fun enough moments. And on that aspect, don't expect this to be a comedy movie that will have you laughing so hard that you will be in tears. However, the storyline was actually one with some depth and thought behind it.

Tim Allen actually carried this movie quite well with his performance, and he was really perfectly cast for the particular role. Patrick Warburton was equally well cast for his role, because he does have that semi-bully thing going on, just a shame that his role in the movie wasn't bigger, because he could have brought lots more to the movie. Jim Belushi also was quite good in the role, although it was a kind of surreal to see him as a martial arts instructor, but his role was quite good.

I was genuinely entertained with "Joe Somebody" and it really was a story that hit home right away. This is not your average run-of-the-mill comedy, and that is what makes it a good movie.

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