Gone Fishin'
Gone Fishin' (1997)

Just how much trouble can two guys get into while trying to catch some fish? Joe Waters (Joe Pesci) and Gus Green (Danny Glover) are two guys from New Jersey who've known each other since childhood; they've always been friends, and… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 30, 1997
DVD Release Date: March 4, 2003
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Critic Score: 4% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Sloppy, formulaic, and unfunny, Gone Fishin' marks a painful low point in the careers of its two talented leads.

Nick Charles
New York Daily News

The plot and dialogue are third-rate and no one, not even Mel Gibson -- Glover and Pesci's Lethal Weapon partner -- could save this clunker.

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John Petrakis
Chicago Tribune

It is testimony to the superior acting skills of Joe Pesci and Danny Glover that Gone Fishin' registers more than a blip on the summer movie radar screen.

Roger Hurlburt
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Gone Fishin' is a slapdash, slapstick waste of time -- hook, line and stinker.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

This is one of the summer's sorrier excuses for a major-studio release.

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

Big mistake.

TV Guide

They only highlight the sheer, witless desperation of all involved.

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Paul Tatara

I don't even know where to start.

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Daniel M. Kimmel

Film is so formulaic that virtually every plot point is telegraphed way in advance.

Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

Dumb n dumber middle agers Glover & Pesci in land and sea adventures.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
Movie is pretty laughable, but Pesci and glover have never been better!
Lady D'arbanville
Very funny film
Jason Owens
Gone Fishing is about a couple of guys (Joe Pesci and Danny Glover) who win a contest and get to go on a free fishing trip. However, the fishing trip… More
Leo L
Coxxie Mild Sauce
i was 7 but it was probably dumb