"Jury Duty" has an average user rating of four out of 10 stars on IMDB.com, as of 2015; reviews are somewhat more positive on Amazon.com, where the movie has an average user rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. "Jury Duty" received a score of 0 percent on RottenTomatoes.com.
Multiple reviews on IMDB.com, both positive and negative, noted that the movie has obnoxious, unintelligent humor. One positive review praised Pauly Shore's performance, while multiple negative reviews criticized his humor.
Multiple positive reviews on Amazon.com noted Shore's performance as the highlight of the movie. Several negative reviews criticized the movie's writing and amateurish style. However, even negative reviewers enjoyed Shore's performance.
Shore received the 1995 Golden Raspberry award for Worst Actor for his performance.