Mike Judge has always made some terrific comedies. With Extract he again makes a fun, and entertaining comedy, but compared to his other films, Extract lacks a bit. The cast are good, and there's plenty to enjoy, but it leaves something to be desired. Though I liked the film, I f...
Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Ben Affleck, Kristen Wiig, Clifton Collins, and J.K. Simmons star in writer/director Mike Judge's comedy about a flower-extract plant owner contending with an ever-growing a... read more
Directed by: Mike Judge
Release Date: September 4, 2009
DVD Release Date: December 22, 2009
Stats: 5,233 reviews
Flixster Reviews (5,233)
October 14, 2013
September 20, 2013
Despite of the nice cast this comedy is somewhat forgettable and does not leave much of an impression. The exception is Gene Simmons as slimy lawyer, which is pretty hilarious.
June 7, 2013
My grade is probably a bit inflated, but it's hard to ignore my bias toward Mike Judge. He gets workplaces. He gets satire too, even if the stuff on display here is more blunt and low-key than it probably should be.
Although it is nowhere near the same level, this film had a fa...
October 22, 2012
Extract is a live action film written and directed by Mike Judge, most famous for his television shows King of the Hill and Beavis and Butt-head. His other live action films include the venerable Office Space and Idiocracy, the former being the basis for yet another workplace fol...
August 30, 2012
I watched this a year before I reviewed it, must have overlooked it or maybe my review didn't save... and while I thought I had given it a lower rating, thinking back, it's a lot more memorable film than I thought it would be at the time. The cast is excellent, particularly Krist...
August 19, 2012fb791220692
Under-appreciated comedy with a great cast that is admittedly light but unabashedly sincere.
July 31, 2012
Joel: What if I tell her you did it all for money? How about that Ding-Ding?
"A comedy that hits you where it hurts"
You know what, I really loved Extract. It's actually, easily my favorite work I've ever seen from Mike Judge. I honestly don't see what everyone is complaining ...
January 19, 2012
I know I'm in the minority, but this movie is very funny to me. Everything about Mike Judge's Extract is delightful. From the story, to the script, to the acting; everything about this movie is a clear example of the way that Judge can put his audiences in a world of pure escapis...
October 25, 2011fb576007796
Classic Mike Judge. Ben Affleck is actually funny in this one. Worth a watch.
June 27, 2011
This film could have been called "Widgets" or "Thumb Tacks" as the Extracts are merely a weak sub-plot for which this even weaker story is based.
Impressive cast + good director does not = good film.
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