Double Dhamaal - External Reviews

wogma rating: Switch channels if it's on cable (?)
quick review:

It's a shame that actors are brilliant with their comic-timing are made to over-act, be loud, sleazy and outright disgusting. Any little trust you might have in the "scripts" they choose, is misplaced.

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42 reviewers have given Double Dhamaal an average rating of 1.0/5.0 (?)

4 yays
29 nays
9 so-so

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So-So by Anna Vetticad, annavetticadgoes2themovies ...it’s sporadically funny.... full review

So-So by Nikhil Kumar, Apun Ka Choice ...Half the Laughs... full review

Thumbs down Best Of Bollywood ...double torture... full review

Thumbs down by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...not a complete loser and still manages to entertain you in bits and parts.... full review

Thumbs down by Githa Vanan, Bolly Spice ...you laugh at some instances but when you’re expected to turn off your brain and relax to a nice guffaw fest film, you know you’re heading the wrong way if your brain switches on again.... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...seriously hilarious movie that lives up to its title -- it's double dhamaal all the way.... full review

Thumbs up Bollywood Mantra ...Recommended, go for this joyous ride.... full review

Thumbs down by Malvika Rao, BookmyShow ...Double the Headache... full review

Thumbs down by Charu Mahesh, Buzz in Town ...Don't expect any 'Dhamaal'!... full review

Thumbs down by Ankur, Desi Martini ...SHAMELSSLY SEXIST AND RACIST ... full review

Thumbs down by Ameetbhuvan, Desi Martini ...Senseless Tirade All The Way ... full review

Thumbs down by Manu Agarwal, Desi Martini ...When the first thing that the Director has to offer you is Kangna Ranaut's cleavage, it has to go downhill from there... full review

Thumbs down by Rony D'costa, Desi Martini ...Its a niche film ... full review

Thumbs down by Danish, Desi Martini ...Looks Funnier Than It Actually Is! ... full review

Thumbs down by Smita, Desi Martini ...Desimartini Half the dhamaal double the headache ... full review

Thumbs down by Shakti Salgaokar, DNA ...no dhamaal... full review

Thumbs down by Deepa Gahlot, Film Impressions ...A throwaway line here, a gag there works, but on the whole, the yelling, screaming, pratfalls and double entendre are just not funny and the strain shows. ... full review

So-So by Nupur Barua, fullhyd.com ...one-time watch, for sure... full review

Thumbs down by Pankaj Sabnani, Glamsham.com ...Wonder how some of the vulgar gags and dialogues got a green signal from our Censor Board. ... full review

So-So by Divya Solgama, Gomolo.in ...Double to nahin, par Dhamaal to hai….... full review

Thumbs down by Mayank Shekhar, Hindustan Times ...these gents -- Arshad Warsi, Riteish Deshmukh, Javed Jaffery (and Ashish. Of course) -- have had to do the kind of things for a living, endure a sort of public embarrassment for entertainment’s sake, they should be entitled to a gallantry award.... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...crashing bore... full review

Thumbs down by Kaveree Bamzai, india today ...Double the trouble... full review

Thumbs down by Shubhra Gupta, indian express ...Ms Sherawat comes in for some nether-region attention herself in a skin-coloured costume she sports while shimmying to an item number, with the camera sticking firmly to its convenient waist-level-position : it just needs to take a quick swoop up to take in Ms Ranaut’s invitingly untethered chest. ... full review

Thumbs down by Komal Nahta, koimoi ...Watch it for the funny dialogues and some hilarious comic sequences.... full review

Thumbs down by Supriya Nair, Live Mint ...The girls infuse some zest into their shallow roles... full review

So-So by Shubha Shetty-Saha, MiD DAY ...The girls, however, are not really as sexy. Apart from wearing hideous clothes (whatever happened to her style sense?) Kangana screeches, hams and speaks with a funny accent. ... full review

Thumbs down Mixed Bag ...0.25/5... full review

Thumbs down Movie Talkies ...Troubled Dhamaal ... full review

Thumbs down by Subhash K Jha, Now Running.com ...crude slapstick fare ... full review

Thumbs down by Mansha Rastogi, Now Running.com ...Actors like Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi and Aashish Chawdhry fail in their comic timing. Riteish, Javed and Satish Kaushik are decent still. ... full review

So-So by Bhavikk Sangghvi, Planet Bollywood ...Music by Anand Raj Anand is nothing to rave about except the ‘Jalebibai’ song (well choreographed by Ganesh Acharya) and the remix version of ‘Oye Oye’ from Tridev.... full review

Thumbs down by Preeti Arora, Rediff ...devoid of taste, flavour and jokes. ... full review

Thumbs down by Shilpa Jamkhandikar, Reuters ...if I’m made to watch another brainless comedy at the theatres, I might just scream.... full review

So-So by Ruchi Mehta, Roochster ...3/5... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...Riteish Deshmukh, Jaaved Jaferi, Arshad Warsi are marvelous comedians and share an excellent equation on screen... full review

Thumbs up by K K Rai, STARDUST ...Good fare... full review

Thumbs down by Nirmala Nair, The Cine Segye ...Double Disappointment,... full review

Thumbs up The Friday Freak ...While the song Jalebi Bai is very crassly shot, Arshad Warshi should be given an award for the ‘tharkipana’ that he does in the song... full review

Thumbs down by Pratim D Gupta, The Telegraph ...If the 16 reels weren’t enough, this moronic movie ends with the warning of a third film — Total Dhamaal. And to think we wish the world doesn’t end in 2012!... full review

So-So by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...when they pool in their mental deficiencies, they do manage to create some madcap moments on screen. ... full review

Thumbs down by Reel Reptile, Upper Stall ...We Indians don’t laugh at the insanity of the situation at hand, or on screen. We never did. Instead, what tickles us is the sheer helplessness of being exposed to over-the-top stooges parading as circus animals on screen.... full review