A man (Ben Stiller) becomes jealous after his best friend's (Jack Black) invention, a spray that dissolves animal feces, brings him wealth.
" The movie is funny, yes, but not really funny enough. "
" For an alleged comedy with such star power, Envy reeks enough to wish there was a vaporizer that would make it magically disappear. "
" A weirdly airless disaster. "
" A mean-spirited black comedy saturated with dog-poo jokes and only intermittent yowls of mirth. "
" Envy can't decide whether to be an eccentric black comedy or a middle-of-the-road diversion. "
" ... one of the worst comedies I've ever seen. "
" An embarrassingly unfunny black comedy. "
" Ultimately more amusing than hilarious, and sometimes less than that. "
" Wrenchingly unfunny. "
" The film is neither fish nor fowl nor some arresting new entity, but a lumpish coagulation of conflicting impulses and unrealized gestures. "
" Envy is not something you should feel for anyone who happens to see Envy. Pity, in truth, would be more appropriate. "
" A couple of moments amuse, but Envy doesn't really work as a comedy -- or as anything else for that matter. "
" One of the lamest comedies in recent memory. "
" A movie desperate for laughs. "
" With so many dubious elements at play, even the half-good ideas get lost in the shuffle. "
" One of those cinematic curiosities that almost always fade quickly. "
" Envy crawls to its finish through a minefield of poor taste and comedic misfires. "
" A labored misfire. "
" Far too much of it is unfunny. "
" Envy manages the not unimpressive feat of making just about everyone in it look they wish they were somewhere else. "
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