Deal of the Century
Deal of the Century (1983)

The humor in this Chevy Chase comedy lies solely in the eyes of the beholder. The comic plays Eddie Muntz, an arms dealer looking to make a big sale of war planes to a South American dictator. In order to do so, his girlfriend (Sigourney… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: November 4, 1983
DVD Release Date: February 14, 2006
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Critic Score: 11% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

By the evidence, Deal of the Century seems to have had one of two problems. Either it was filmed without a finished script, or it was originally a lot longer, and this is a version without some crucial narrative links.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...another so-so chapter in the Chevy Chase canon of motion-picture comedies.

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Bernard Drew
Gannett News Service

A stupid, unfunny affair which wastes the talents of its stars Chevy Chase, Sigourney Weaver, Gregory Hines and Wallace Shawn.

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Scott Weinberg

I would have been thrilled to revisit this one and walk away calling it "sadly misunderstood" or "seriously underrated," but the thing's an absolute mess from stem to stern.

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Caffeinated Clint
Brag Magazine

Chase and Weaver make a great team!

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A bomb should have wiped out all the prints of this loser.

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Lucas Martins
Boring and not so funny.
Anthony Valletta