Very faithful, very funny, very crass big-screen version of [the] brilliantly low-brow TV series...as far as a film doing justice to the TV show on which it is based, Housos vs Authority leaves the abomination of Kath & Kimderella for dead.
- Jim Schembri, 3AW, November 02, 2012
It's a paean to the virtues of the versatile thong -- ubiquitous footwear, and a handy offensive weapon.
- Philippa Hawker, The Age (Australia), November 01, 2012
The comedy swings between overreaching gags and genuine laughs, and while the narrative is also lacking, it's a surprisingly enjoyable romp.
- , FILMINK (Australia), October 18, 2012
Paul Fenech has been lobbing comedy grenades for eons. Whether he intended it or not, his latest movie is one of Australia's most brutal satires of lower class suburbia.
- Luke Buckmaster, In Film Australia, March 13, 2013