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  1. atartinia's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    World's Greatest Dad is fresh, entertaining and full of surprises. It might not be exceptional but it’s definitely inspirational.

  2. Mirela Dudaş's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

  3. Mark O. Stack's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    People are almost inherently unlikable and there's something endearing about that here.

  4. the_mentaculus's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    I reservedly disliked this right after seeing it, then with time I think I am realizing how refreshing, iconoclastic, and subversively brilliant it might actually be. It's humanism written and directed by the guy that lit the Tonight Show furniture on fire, which pretty much sums up the tone of the piece.

  5. :Dani's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    "Costumava achar que a pior coisa na vida era terminar sozinho. Não é. A pior coisa na vida é acabar com pessoas que fazem você se sentir sozinho."

  6. smndvdcl's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    This film deserves revisionist acclaim.

  7. Adam S. Hacker's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    Surprised to see such a low rating on this platform. Also pleasantly surprised to see such great work from Bobcat Goldthwait. Count the various messages we're meant to receive here – and take them with you. Glad I caught this hours before rolling off the lineup. First Williams movie I've watched since his passing. Recommend a watch.

  8. Zac Weber's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    This is an eerie viewing experience in light of Robin Williams' suicide in 2014, and the subsequent cult of celebrity despite rarely receiving praise from critics while he was alive. The film features solid cinematography, particularly a number of well-framed shots. I also enjoyed the dark humor, and parallels between teenage & adult angst. Williams and his son's friend were the only redeemable characters.

  9. globalposse@hotmail.com's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    This is a self-defeating, self-deprecating film that opens with autoerotic asphyxiation and closes with the glorification of suicide. Along the way it exposes the cult of celebrity with a subtext of fears of white male sexuality. Even with the brilliant performance by Robin Williams, every character in this film seems worthless to themselves. It shoots itself in the foot with its immature take on immaturity.

  10. Mogambo's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    Dripping with cynicism. Fucking enjoyed it. Funny as hell. Intelligent. Well paced. Yes, thematically not vary diverse but it is fun. Smart dark humor. That is not easy to pull off. The ending was superb.

  11. Timbo of Boston's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    Goldthwiat had one of the funniest Q&As I've ever heard. He is a pussycat with a mean growl. He manages to put his films on the edge of being enormously distasteful, but relentlessly watchable and kind of discussable. Along with Sleeping Dogs Lie, which is simultaneously really sweet and wickedly yucky, this is one of his best and finds a good balance. God Bless America is one stupid joke, but Willow Creek is great.

  12. jamesey's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    A dark comedy I enjoyed, but don't need to see again.

  13. skidoc03's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    Williams plays a frustrated writer, teacher and dad who is losing the attention of his girlfriend and students. His son is a complete d-bag, and ends up killing himself in a unique way (think David Carridine). Post son’s death, dad wins the sympathetic vote with some timely faux written words by a son who could probably barely read and write…..unless it was porn related. Good dark comedy by Bobcat.

  14. Lady MB's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    This film gracefully tackles the subject of glorifying the recently deceased in a way that sends the moral compass spinning. The communication gap between the father and his teenage son is an apt portrait of "mismatched" parents and their children. The dark humor is sewn really classily throughout the film. Watching Robin Williams create these vulnerable characters is always captivating. Empowering.

  15. Eric Sherwood's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

  16. El Biffo's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    Quirky and it made me laugh. It is really too bad we lost Robin Williams, he was cool.

  17. Logan Katt Covelli's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    robin williams. man, this was great

  18. Nathan Lee Johnson's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

  19. Witek Lewis's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    ✺ Not a perfect movie but I worked at a video store in Montréal for a number of years and this was always the worst received of my "employee picks" - the amount of customers that returned the movie by slamming it onto the counter, made me only like it more ✺ Goldthwait's best - probably because (while it's very preachy) it's the least so out of his filmography ✺ Scene stealing performance from the Spy Kid ✺

  20. Amandenberg's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    I saw this in the theatre on opening weekend with my ex-boyfriend, his mother, and a friend. It was strange, but man was I happy we went. Bobcat Goldthwait is a champion.

  21. Emily Sirko's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    not good, at all....... :~(

  22. Fred Savard's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    quite disturbing to watch this film in the wake of robin williams' very own suicide, and all the media frenzy surrounding it, a phenomenon that the film tackles and criticizes harshly. glamorization of death. a really odd and uncomfortable film. seems quasi indecent now. especially the scene where lance says sarcastically "remember, suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem" directly to the camera - RIP

  23. Patrick Humphreys's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

    Reveals all of its tricks within the first act, and then goes on ... and on ... and on.

  24. Grasshopper's rating of the film World's Greatest Dad

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