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Mr. Magoo (Widescreen Edition)
Mr Magoo
Widescreen Edition
Actors: Leslie Nielsen, Kelly Lynch, Matt Keeslar, Nick Chinlund, Stephen Tobolowsky
Director: Stanley Tong
Genres: Comedy, Kids & Family
PG     2000     1hr 27min

In the outrageous tradition of SPY HARD and THE NAKED GUN, zany big-screen funnyman Leslie Nielsen brings MR. MAGOO hysterically to life in this wild and wacky comedy hit! It's a screamingly funny adventure full of laughs ...  more »


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Actors: Leslie Nielsen, Kelly Lynch, Matt Keeslar, Nick Chinlund, Stephen Tobolowsky
Director: Stanley Tong
Creators: Andre Morgan, Ben Myron, Henry G. Saperstein, Justis Greene, Robert L. Rosen, Pat Proft, Tom Sherohman
Genres: Comedy, Kids & Family
Sub-Genres: Comedy, 7-9 Years, 10-12 Years
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen,Letterboxed - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 12/12/2000
Original Release Date: 12/25/1997
Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/1997
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 1hr 27min
Screens: Color,Widescreen,Letterboxed
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 5
MPAA Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English
Subtitles: Spanish

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Member Movie Reviews

Rachel M. (Shooglenifty) from BEAVER, PA
Reviewed on 6/8/2010...
lamey lame lame with a side of lame. I wanted to not hate it, I just couldn't.
1 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.
Duane S. (superpoet) from FORT WORTH, TX
Reviewed on 7/6/2008...
This is a hilarious movie that I don't mind if I keep!! I give it 4 stars. Leslie Nielsen does a superb job of the extremely near-sighted Magoo. You will love this! If I tell you what the plot is , it will spoil all your fun!
1 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.

Movie Reviews

A dreadful attempt at a comedy.
The Movie Critic | Australia | 02/25/2001
(1 out of 5 stars)

"In the worst perfromance of his career, Leslie Nielsen stars in "Mr Magoo", a dreadful attempt at a comedy which fails on every level. Pointless from beginning to end, it's hard to believe that movies as bad as this actually get made."
Very Funny!!!
swallow | Yokohama, Japan | 11/04/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)

"It is indeed very interesting and amusing to see the cartoon Mr. Magoo 'come to life' acted out by non other than the great comedian Leslie Nielsen. I burst out laughing a few times watching this movie, for example, the part when Mr. Magoo was trying to prepare the 'chicken dish' for the lovely but fatal Prunela (Kelly Lynch). He was watching a 'cooking' program when it was changed to an 'aerobics' program and next to a 'carpentary' program. Mr. Magoo as usual being visually impaired, went through all the 'rituals' with his chicken. It was hilarious! Get this movie and laugh your way through with Mr. Magoo from the beginning when the jewel was stolen to the end when he restored it to its rightful place, all the while not realizing the dangers he was in. This is because as in the cartoon, he always walks away smoothly from all harm despite his bad eyesight. This is a wonderful movie for 'tired, sore' eyes!"
Nothing extremely great or terrible.....2.5 stars from me
retrowens | Alabama, USA | 12/08/2001
(3 out of 5 stars)

"I haven't ever watched the cartoon of Mr. Magoo, but I always heard what it was about. I don't know why, but when I heard about Leslie Nielsen (one of the best comedy actors there is) starring in "Mr. Magoo," I wanted to see it.Mr. Magoo is a VERY visually impaired and wealthy man. He unfortunately gets involved in the middle of a plot that deals with thieves stealing extremely valuable jewels. Whether Mr. Magoo successfully gets out of the middle of the action or not, one thing's for sure, he sure needs a new eye doctor.Unlike what I've read from some of the other reviews, I didn't think that Leslie Nielsen did a bad job at all in "Mr. Magoo." I do agree that the movie seems generic and that it is somewhat pointless, but I still moderately liked it. Mr. Magoo isn't trying to be funny, but he is, since he is nearly blind. You will see him do such things such as go fishing and catch a man, but think that he has a lunker of a fish, take what he thinks is a skiing detour, but that is actually the edge of a cliff, and a lot more.I thought Leslie Nielsen did a great job of acting like he was nearly blind, and the rest of the people in the film did ok, but not great, with the exception of the dog, who was brilliant.As for the movie itself, "Mr. Magoo" isn't one of the best comedies and it's not one of the funniest, but I did think parts were hilarious. But there were also many parts that tried to be funny, that didn't even make me grin. All in all, it's a mixed bag of laughs and failed grins. If you're a fan of comedy movies and Leslie Nielsen films, I would recommend renting "Mr. Magoo" before buying it."