Butt Boy

critic Reviews

77% Fresh Tomatometer Score77%
  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    John DeForeHollywood Reporter
    Less outrageous or provocative than puzzling, it will appeal to a very specific sort of irony-hungry moviegoer and leave most others shrugging.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Rob HunterFilm School Rejects
    You've seen the basic narrative bones of 'Butt Boy' before, but you have never before seen 'Butt Boy.'
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    Aaron NeuwirthWe Live Entertainment
    This is the ultimate example of playing something straight.
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    Nicholas BellIONCINEMA.com
    Although it requires a healthy suspension of disbelief in order for it to plunge into its third act climax, director Tyler Cornack's sophomore feature Butt Boy is a generously escapist oddity.
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    Josh BellCrooked Marquee
    Cornack approaches this concept with such deadpan seriousness that it's tough to tell whether it's meant to be funny.
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    Joel FisherBattle Royale With Cheese
    Butt Boy's premise spreads itself too wide and to the point where it's not funny anymore and the audience may just want to pull out before it's over.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Gavia Baker-WhitelawThe Daily Dot
    The whole thing is just a gross-out joke stretched to absurd proportions, seemingly designed to attract epithets like "weirdest film of the year." But you know what? It works.
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    Jennie KermodeEye for Film
    There's an astute understanding of addiction at its core and there's also a lot of comedy drawn from playing around with familiar film tropes in an increasingly absurd context.
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    Anton BitelSciFiNow
    Tyler Cornack's colonic comedy inserts an unusually anal-retentive man into a criminal scenario, for transgressive rites of (back) passage...
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    Kat HughesTHN
    Proof that you shouldn't judge a film by its title, Butt Boy is unashamedly quirky, and is a movie that you won't soon forget.
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