Meet Dave | Full Movie

Meet Dave
  • PG
  • 1h 31m
  • 2008
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Seeking a way to save their doomed world, a crew of tiny, human-looking aliens arrives on Earth in the perfect disguise--a spaceship shaped like an ordinary man.
© 2008 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Critics Consensus: Easy gags and slack direction drag this occasionally clever alien-out-of-planet comedy down to unimaginative lows.
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Time Out
Drew Toal
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June 22, 2017
L.A. Weekly
Tim Grierson
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Better than average but not worth phoning home about.

December 14, 2018
Time Out
Tom Huddleston
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Even for a high-concept, lowbrow summer release Meet Dave is drab, shoddy work.

June 21, 2017
Ebert & Roeper
Richard Roeper
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Even in C-movie junk like this, Murphy manages to wring a few laughs out of the material. But the...

December 14, 2018
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Not as crass as Norbit, but as forgettable.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that although this Eddie Murphy comedy is mostly inoffensive, the alien characters display some off-putting stereotypes about gay men, women, and African Americans. The jokes aren't crass -- they're just cliched and stupid (for example, liking showtunes means you're flamboyantly homosexual, being black means you love rap, etc.). Otherwise, there's some scatological humor, a couple scenes of mild violence, some mild drinking and language, and a whole lot of product placements.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Family, Romance, Adventure, Comedy
  • Release Date:July 11, 2008
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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