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Hercules Reviews

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Amusing, yes. Fluffy, definitely. But with no more staying power than those Hercules action figures that were already resigned to Odd-Lot by last Christmas.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

October 18, 2008
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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[An] insipid, lifeless, animated feature.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

November 16, 2009
Susan Tavernetti
Palo Alto Weekly

Disney's 35th animated feature may be based on a timeless tale, but it's no classic.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

May 20, 2003
Josh Larsen

...compiles pop-culture references and genre tropes that are not only crudely envisioned, but often downright contradictory to the story at hand.

Full Review Source: LarsenOnFilm | Original Score: 1/4

June 21, 2014
Charles Taylor
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Pretty appalling.

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January 1, 2000
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

while all the customary ingredients are at hand -- the dreamy hero, the curvaceous heroine, the comic sidekick, the smarmy villain -- the magic is missing this time out. ...a minor addition to the Disney pantheon.

Full Review Source: Kalamazoo Gazette

July 15, 2003
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Prepare to spend the summer stepping on plastic satyrs and winged horses.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2/4

September 1, 2008
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
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Chock-full of celeb cameos, puns and contemporary camp, the movie is annoyingly hip.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

October 18, 2008


Scarfe's pointed faces are smoothed out to a drab degree, yet not so they become characters as warm as Disney is capable of.

Full Review Source: Film4

September 1, 2008
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Jumps into the ancient legends feet-first, cheerfully tossing out what won't fit and combining what's left into a new look and a lighthearted style.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
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Hercules has the dubious distinction of being the least-enchanting cartoon Disney has fashioned in over a decade.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

| Original Score: 4/5

February 27, 2001
James Rocchi

It entertained me much more than I thought it would.

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 4/5

November 7, 2002
Eric D. Snider

This film is good enough to see, no matter what message Disney is brainwashing the youth of America with.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: A-

January 1, 2000
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

The most flat-out childish film of the Disney Renaissance: this is both its great triumph and ultimately the reason that it's so hard to care about it all that much.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 7/10

December 2, 2009
Christopher Null

Probably the beginning of the Disney-mocking-Disney genre of animated films...something which has saved the studio in recent years.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

January 1, 2000
Derek Adams
Time Out
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Another benchmark achievement for the Aladdin team of Musker and Clements.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Hercules fires off mythology in-jokes and pop culture references at a speed that would dizzy the Animaniacs.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 3, 2002
Rob Blackwelder

An animated summer feature that is gratifying for adults, too.

Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A spiffy, fast paced animated film with a few inventive takes on the nature of heroism.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

February 27, 2002
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