The Hardy Boys - Netflix

The Hardy Boys - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1995-09-23

The Hardy Boys - Undercover Brother - Netflix

Undercover Brother is a 2002 American action comedy film starring Eddie Griffin and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. The screenplay is by Michael McCullers and co-executive producer John Ridley, who created the original Internet animation characters. It spoofs blaxploitation films of the 1970s as well as a number of other films, most notably the James Bond franchise. It also stars former Saturday Night Live cast member Chris Kattan and comedian Dave Chappelle as well as Aunjanue Ellis, Neil Patrick Harris, Denise Richards, and Billy Dee Williams, and features a cameo by James Brown.

The Hardy Boys - Reception - Netflix

On Rotten Tomatoes the film holds an approval rating of 77% based on 130 reviews, with an average rating of 6.8/10. The website's critics consensus reads, “Fast-paced and filled with racial gags, Undercover Brother serves up plenty of laughs and sharp satire.” On Metacritic the film received a weighted average score of 69 out of 100, based on 30 critics, indicating “generally favorable reviews”. Mick LaSalle of the San Francisco Chronicle gave a positive review, stating: “The picture is crammed with shameless satire, engaging moments of pure silliness and jokes that border on the outrageous. It combines relentless energy with an aura of good nature for a formula that works.”

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