Irresistible (2020) - Comedy, Drama

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A Democratic strategist helps a retired veteran run for mayor in a small, conservative Midwest town.

IMDB: 6.2
Director: Jon Stewart
Stars: Steve Carell, Rose Byrne
Length: 101 Minutes
PG Rating: R
Reviews: 17 out of 102 found boring (16.66%)

One-line Reviews (53)

The story itself makes for a few interesting or funny scenes and the conclusion was actually quite enjoyable, but the journey throughout just felt like a slow, meandering look at the lower end of the political scene.

Otherwise, this is a snooze fest- probably why it is scoring "5/10" out of 1000 reviews.

I highly recommend you watch paint dry rather than spend your money to go watch this movie!

the Movie was barely funny, Out of pure boredom i Continued watching just to be fair to an industry that put so much effort to pull aMovie together- you know , out of respect.

why make political movie like this, use low joke, predictable, boring..dont waste time with this movie

I am saddened that the first film to come out in a long time in the middle of a pandemic is barely a film, but more a series of disjointed, simply awful sketches.

Not a terrible movie by any means, but kind of a dull experience, especially when looking at it as a comedy.

This has by far been the most unwatchable movie I have ever seen, about 10-15mins in we wanted to leave the theatre.

The veteran mayor candidate and his daughter bore the heck out of everyone and the climax is a huge letdown.

An entertaining harsh reality which we choose to ignore .

However, I rather have a film with a bold yet nonsensical concept boasting a really impactful message than saving this portion to be the ending of a cheesy, cliche, unfunny, and not that entertaining political satire.

It appears that Stewart is being shallow and sentimental and predictable on purpose, to show how shallow and sentimental and predictable American politics has become.

Both are classic fish out of water who take far too long to realize how misguided their entire approach to elections has become.

I enjoyed it.

Its a comedy but the humor is for the drab intellectuals who won't get a date easily.

With a formulaic narrative lacking effective humor and unique characterization, Irresistible struggles to be remotely entertaining.

In the case of Irresistible, it really came down to the fact that the cast worked really well together because I found this movie to be otherwise dull, even though there are some very solid moments of storytelling.

Just boring and lazy writing.

Very entertaining and funny.

In terms of how good it is - this movie is quite slow.

It is engaging, funny and witty all at the same time.

Irresistible follows a formulaic cycle of events, where Democrats and Republicans constantly get the upper hand on each other with an extra move after the other.

Enjoyable .

Very entertaining.

In any case, the movie was very enjoyable, well written and easily the most entertaining movie I've seen in quite some time.

The film is so empty in all its assumptions and fantasies.

I highly recommend it.

This movie was contrived, corny, and poorly delivered.

Worth watching just for the scene near the end where the cake is eaten on the bed.

it's boring and then decides to delete itself.

It is too long as it is and could have been compressed into 40 minutes or so.

An entertaining film with enough giggles in.

So tired of this being pushed on us and don't waste your time even if you applaud people attacking other Americans.

Enjoyable, fun, feel good film.

This is an enjoyable film with laughs and a serious message.

From Steve Carell to Rose Byrne, this cast is a great one and they do the best with what they are given, but the comedy that's trying to break through this slow-moving film just felt off to me.

Forget the political angle: this is simply unwatchable .

Give us a rest Steve, you are not that funny, interesting, or entertaining.

Carell is at his waaaaay-over-the-top worst from his first line and only gets worse, to the point that he is utterly unwatchable.

Enjoyable fun, feel-good film .

Possibly a little bit slow, but excellent ending, worth the watch -- really genuinely great message/idea.

Extremely cliche, not funny at all, and the dialogues become so exaggeratedly improvised.

Funny and entertaining.

"Irresistible," about a political campaign manager who helps a salt-of-the-earth small-town Democrat unseat a Republican mayor, is a conceptually fascinating, deeply annoying film by writer/director Jon Stewart, formerly the host of "The Daily Show.

It's a charming, funny, and entertaining story while bringing in scary facts about our election system and placing the blame squarely on both party's shoulders.

Very entertaining and educational!

The Steve Carell character became boring.

Really really really boring.

It was quite a bland movie.

It also features such a cliche, annoying relationship between two characters that made me roll my eyes and sigh way too often.

What a waste of my time.

Anyway, I watched it and it was very enjoyable.

Honestly, it gets tiresome and dull at a certain point.