Review: 'The Ridiculous 6' Starring Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Taylor Lautner, Nick Nolte, Will Forte, Vanilla Ice, More
By Nick Schager
Boasting a stoic countenance and monotone voice that vacillates between Native American broken-English and cowpoke-y American twanginess, Sandler is Tommy, aka White Knife, a white man raised by the Apache, who taught him how to both handle a blade and fight with superhuman speed.
By Alex Garofalo
The reviews that followed weren't good either. Most of them mentioned the racist stereotyping:
The Ridiculous Six': How the West was wan with Adam Sandler
By Richard Roeper
One of the women in the tribe is named Never Wears a Bra, because—well, you get it. In the world of “The Ridiculous Six,” Native Americans whoop it up and dance at night, and don’t seem to do much of anything in the day other than wait around for White Knife/Tommy to bring them supplies.
Tommy has mystical powers, including the ability to move at the speed of light, turn himself into a tumbleweed and literally castrate a buzzing fly with a knife. Sure. Why not.
By Courtney E. Smith
By Larry Carroll
Below is every instance of racism in “The Ridiculous Six”—read on, and then you make the call.
Year's worst movie?
Adam Sandler's 'The Ridiculous 6' Is Getting Some of the Year's Most Hilariously Scathing Reviews
Don't watch Sandler's two-hour Netflix slog, but enjoy reviews funnier than anything in it.
Comment: For more on Adam Sandler, see Adam Sandler Defends Ridiculous 6 and Adam Sandler's History of Racism.