What makes Exporting Raymond more than just a funny sketchbook are its insights into the mutability of comedy.
—Peter Rainer Christian Science Monitor
...an enjoyable first-hand chronicle of how a U.S. sitcom gets adapted for Russian television.
—David Rooney Hollywood Reporter
... is at its most compelling when Rosenthal explores why the crassest entertainment is internationally successful, even in the home of theatrical naturalism.
—Noel Murray Onion AV Club
—Chris Barsanti filmcritic.com
—Dennis Harvey Variety
. The movie's staleness, bland presentation, and general lack of insight into this particular armpit of globalization are no surprise given its maker's pedigree and deep-insider status, but like its namesake, Exporting Raymond captures a few satisfyingly human moments...
—Mark Holcomb Village Voice
...proves a formless travelogue which attempts to enforce structure through cutesy narration that culminates with a forced message about the similarities and differences between Them and Us.
—Nick Schager Slant Magazine