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Scooby-Doo Reviews

Derek Adams
Time Out
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June 24, 2006
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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August 9, 2002
Robert K. Elder
Chicago Tribune
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Scooby-Doo knows when to take itself seriously and when to laugh at itself -- even if its audience isn't laughing along at every gag.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 20, 2002
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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The acting is stiff, the story lacks all trace of wit, the sets look like they were borrowed from Gilligan's Island -- and the CGI Scooby might well be the worst special-effects creation of the year.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

June 19, 2002
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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As this movie knows what it is, Scooby-Doo's a relatively painless 85 minutes.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

June 18, 2002
Joe Leydon
Variety
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Much funnier than it has any right to be, and filled with just enough inside jokes to please longtime fans of the cartoon franchise.

Full Review Source: Variety | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 18, 2002
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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The movie drags, and the occasional bursts of mirth and self-referential humor can't save it from bogging down.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 18, 2002

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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June 16, 2002
Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly
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The source material here is flimsy to begin with, and neither Gunn nor Gosnell seems to know how to flesh it out.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

June 16, 2002

Arizona Republic
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June 16, 2002

Houston Chronicle
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June 16, 2002
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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It's like an amalgam of Ghostbusters, Alien and the Pokemon movies -- minus all the good parts.

| Original Score: 0.5/5

June 14, 2002
Hank Stuever
Washington Post
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Although Scooby-Doo falls far short of becoming the Blazing Saddles of Generations X, Y and Z, it is hard to resist in its moronic charms.

| Original Score: 3.5/5

June 14, 2002
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Not that the TV show was so riveting, but most of the half-hour plots were more compelling than this lackluster warmover.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 14, 2002
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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Lillard gives the flick its manic energy, and the rest of the gang holds its own.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/5

June 14, 2002
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
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Throws scraps to different audience constituencies and ends up with a muddle.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2/4

June 14, 2002
Jonathan Curiel
San Francisco Chronicle
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Do you really want to spend money watching what is essentially marginality, or would those dollars be better used to see a better film or even buy a good book?

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

June 14, 2002
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
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Any thinking, reasoning human being with an appreciation for cinema would reject it as the vilest trash. Needless to say, it cracked me up the whole way.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

June 14, 2002
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Get out your pooper-scoopers.

| Original Score: 1/5

June 14, 2002
Gene Seymour
Newsday
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By embracing the original series' tacky elements and inserting just enough self-mockery to avoid smugness, the movie manages to fulfill basic expectations.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 14, 2002
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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The obnoxious special effects, the obligatory outbursts of flatulence and the incessant, so-five-minutes-ago pop music on the soundtrack overwhelm what is left of the scruffy, dopey old Hanna-Barbera charm.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

June 14, 2002
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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This excruciating adaptation of the innocuous '70s cartoon show makes the film version of Josie and the Pussycats look sophisticated by comparison.

| Original Score: 1/4

June 14, 2002
Robin Rauzi
Los Angeles Times
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Entertainment more disposable than Hanna-Barbera's half-hour cartoons ever were.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1/5

June 14, 2002
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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A frenetic, cluttered $100-million worth of haphazard plotting, fart jokes, computer-generated monsters and visual chaos.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 14, 2002
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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It may ... work as a jaunt down memory lane for teens and young adults who grew up on televised Scooby-Doo shows or reruns.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 2/4

June 14, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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I feel no sympathy with any of the characters, I am unable to judge whether the live action movie is a better idea than the all-cartoon TV approach, I am unable to generate the slightest interest in the plot, and I laughed not a single time.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 1/4

June 14, 2002
Christopher Muther
Boston Globe
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The novelty of seeing these characters on the big screen is occasionally fun, but this Scooby-Doo is no Great Dane.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

June 14, 2002
Tom Maurstad
Dallas Morning News
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An uneven and sometimes inappropriate mix of entertainment gambits.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: D

June 13, 2002
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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A jumbled, rhythmless, terminally silly lame-o-rama.

| Original Score: 2/5

June 13, 2002
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
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A tiresome, repetitive film that is in no way going to hold up to repeated viewings, neither for kids who think flatulence is hilarious nor young adults desperately seeking camp.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 13, 2002
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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A knowing, funny big-screen version that's more entertaining than you might expect.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

June 13, 2002
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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The film equivalent of a toy chest whose contents get scattered over the course of 80 minutes.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

June 13, 2002
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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It's absolutely spooky how Lillard channels the Shagster right down to the original Casey Kasem-furnished voice.

June 13, 2002
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Ruh-roh! Romething's really wrong with this ricture!

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C-

June 13, 2002
Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
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The movie Scooby is a delight -- by turns lovable, charming, conspiratorial and snooty.

Full Review Source: San Jose Mercury News | Original Score: 3/4

June 13, 2002
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Comes off as a harmless but limp vehicle for a lot of product tie-ins.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: C

June 13, 2002
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