Left Header Right Header
Header 3a   Header Right End A Header Right End B Space
Header Left 3b
Movie Reviews Movie Trivia
FREE Membership MatchFlick Friday - Win Free DVDs






Member Login  [help]
 
 
 
 
 
Member Trends
 Top 10 List
 Exclusive Interviews
 Horror Club
 Zombie Club
Movie News
 Current News
 News Archives
Message Board
 Go To The Forum
Cool Statistics
 Member Stats
 Trivia Stats
Columns   [more]
 How To Capture A...
 40 Is So Young
 I Can Feel It. C...
 Life Seems To Im...
 Column Archives
Popular Movies  [more]
 World War Z
 Mission Impossible 4
 Twilight Breaking Dawn
Popular People  [more]
 Leonardo DiCaprio
 Megan Fox
 Tom Cruise
Membership
 Join for FREE
 FAQs
 About MatchFlick
 Privacy Policy
Contests
 Guess That Scene
Syndication
 RSS Feeds
  
MatchFlick Member Reviews
Meet Dave
3 reviews

review this movie

read all reviews

Movie Details

view all movie information
Directed By
Brian Robbins

Written By:
Rob Greenberg, Bill Corbett

Cast:
Elizabeth Banks, Eddie Murphy, Gabrielle Union, Ed Helms, Judah Friedlander, Stephanie Venditto, Mike O'Malley, Brandon Molale, Pat Kilbane, Yvette Nicole Brown, Blake Young-Fountain, Philip Pavel, Rebecca Merle, Paul Scheer, Kimberly Dorsey, Brian Huskey, Allisyn Ashley Arm, Craig Gellis, Peter Conboy, Jane Bradbury, The Naked Cowboy, Jim Turner, Village, Nick Wall, Janine Edwards, Sherman Alpert, Paul Thornton, Mario Loya, Bill Sorice, Duncan Hale Murdoch, Smith Cho, Brandon G. Holley, Michael Den Dekker, Joe Giorgio, Carol Commissiong, Hallie Lambert, John Mainieri, Michael Izquierdo, Karen Berg, Adam Tomei, Paul Basile, Shawn Christian, Vince Cupone, Sandy Sunshine, Rashida Roy, Inbal Samuel, Austyn Myers, Paul Basile, Scott Forrester, Phyllis Kay, Christina Wun, Madeline Petrisi, Brandon Michael Vega, Annette Nicole, Jamel Gay, Abbey Lerman, Nick Berman, Richard Cerenzio, Makoto Tanaka, Orock Orock, Phaedra Nielson


 
Meet Dave (2008)
email this review to a friend

Movie Review by Zara
July 12th, 2008

There isn't anything particularly remarkable about MEET DAVE which makes it stand out from other, generic family-targeted flicks. However, in the first few encounters with Eddie Murphy, there is a fun to the character (of the space ship, as well as the crew inside of it) which makes it harmless, banal entertainment. When I went to see this with my daughter, there was a loud family in the audience laughing (overly) loudly at all the sight gags. I dunno, the theater experience might taint me, but I chuckled more when hearing how free they were with their own laughter.

The child actor playing the son of Elizabeth Banks (and the young boy who the visitors cling to) also helps to enhance the film. He's cute but not cloying. I doubt he'll continue on with a huge career as he gets older, being that there's nothing spectacular about him, but for the movie, it helps that he's sweet and genuine. (This was his first and only listing in IMDB.)

The movie washes clean free of you once you're done watching it. You don't feel dirtier for having wasted time on simple entertainment, but you aren't attached to the project either. The actors are good, the writing is funny in portions and the heart is there. It's just... well... average.

email this review to a friend

Comment on this Review:

Sorry, you must be a member to add comments to reviews.

Join or Login.


Subscribe to MatchFlick Movie Reviews through RSS



  Terms of Use | Press | Contact Us
Partnership and Advertising Opportunities | Movie Database | Merchandise

©2004-2017 MatchFlick®. All rights reserved.
©MOVIE IMAGES ARE COPYRIGHT PROTECTED AND THE PROPERTY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS

Web Analytics