-
x

Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.

Friends ff8c072dd79a91c1300f032d674241a8d64367100ffb1f25fa3f9bec4a05319f
Kidzworld Logo

The Love Guru Movie Review

The Love Guru Movie Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Jun 19, 2008
( Rating: 1 Star Rating)

Mike Myers stars as Pitka, The Love Guru, in a story about a relationship guru who returns to America to help a hockey superstar get his game back. Kidzworld takes a closer look.

Mike Myers stars as Pitka, The Love Guru, in a story about a relationship guru who returns to America to help a hockey superstar get his game back. Kidzworld takes a closer look.

Number 2 Guru

Maurice Pitka (Mike Myers) was left at the front door of an ashram when he was a baby, and was raised by the his master Guru Tugginmypudha (Ben Kingsley) into a respected guru himself. Even though he’s very successful, Pitka is really jealous of his childhood friend and number one celebrity guru Deepak Chopra. With dreams of becoming world-famous, Pitka travels to America to try to be on the Oprah Winfrey show.

Stars on Ice

When he gets to America, Pitka gets his chance to step into the spotlight when the owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team (Jessica Alba) is struggling with a slumping superstar (Romany Malco), whose game is off because his marriage is on the rocks, and his wife is now hanging around with Jacques Grande (Justin Timberlake).

Putting the WE in WINNER

Since this is supposed to be a comedy, it’s obvious that things don’t go very smoothly for Pitka and hockey star Darren Roanoke. Pitka and Coach Cherkov (Verne Troyer) don’t get along to say the least, and our guru spends as much time trying to hook up with Alba’s character, Jane Bullard, as he does trying to help out. Can Pitka really manage to bring everyone together and become a famous love guru? And will Roanoke finally help the Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup?

The Bottom Line

Mike Myers has made some funny movies, and invented some funny characters, but doesn’t manage to do either in this movie. The whole thing is an immature stretch of jokes based on bodily functions, and you almost feel embarrassed for the actors as it’s all going on. This movie might have been decent in the late ‘90s when Austin Powers was popular, but viewing audiences are looking for movies like Superbad and Juno if they want a laugh now. Mike Myers isn’t that funny anymore and Pitka is no Dr. Evil, that’s for sure.

Rating:1

Related Stories:
1 Comment

Related Stories

Micro yogi micro
Yogi Bear is out on Blu-Ray + DVD on March 22! In the movie, Jellystone Park is about to be destr...
Micro a mic
It’s fun to be a kid… right? Maybe wrong… Statistics are showing more and more kids are becoming ...
Micro shrek micro
Your Kidzworld reporter is lounging by a gorgeous fountain at the DreamWorks Animation Studios, o...
Poll 3

Best Way to Tell a Crush You Love Them?

  • Send an email from a fake internet identity.
  • Get your best friend to tell them.
  • Put an anonymous letter in their locker.
  • Leave a freaky message on their voice mail.

Entertainment In The Forums

Selenagomezlu
Selenagomezlu posted in Movies:
What are you watching this weekend?
reply about 13 hours
Ad012
Ad012 posted in Latest Trends:
I agree ^^^
reply 1 day
NightSpoon
Vsauce. He's so smart and fun to watch in my opinion. He's done so many weird questions to begin with in just basic science and such. Its beautiful.
reply 1 day
NightSpoon
NightSpoon posted in TV Shows:
Oh my gosh. Its been so long since I've seen any halo fans like me, I'm definitely able to do voice overs in the cast but it kills me so much that I dont got my 360 live anymore but instead on xbox one. Hopefully I'll do something about it omg. Im in love with halo machinimas such as Red Vs Blue and so on.
reply 1 day
rainbowpoptart
rainbowpoptart posted in Celebs:
• What's your favorite Shawn Mendes song?  A Little Too Much ♥   • What did you think you 'There's Nothing Holding' me Back'? *excitedly screams into pillow*   • Stitches or Treat you better?  I love them both a lot, but I'm gonna have to go with Stitches.   • Handwritten or  illuminate? Handwritten all the way!
reply 1 day