Hoping for a good movie in January can be as pointless as expecting to catch a glimpse of the tooth fairy. So when a truly entertaining midwinter comedy finally appears, it's the moviegoing equivalent of finding, say, a C-note stashed under your pillow.
—Lael Lowenstein Variety
There's no way I can recommend this movie to anyone much beyond the Tooth Fairy Believement Age...
—Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times
...less painful than getting an incisor pulled, but you must be less than four feet tall to truly enjoy this movie.
—Peter Paras E!
For a bad, broad comedy, Tooth Fairy boasts a surprising number of positives. Which isn?t to say that it?s good, but it could be much, much worse.
—Tasha Robinson Onion AV Club
The poster's the funniest thing about the project: Johnson, sporting a pair of fairy wings larger than his forearms, glaring at the camera.
—Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune
...this silly story and barely there comedy is about as enjoyable as a root canal.
—Claudia Puig USA Today
...it's plain to see why 20th Century Fox dumped the film in January, a month that Hollywood studios use to bury their generic duds.
—Simon Abrams Slant Magazine
Packed densely with product placement and played without even a hint of such high-falutin concepts as wit and originality...
—Chris Cabin filmcritic.com