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Around the World in 80 Days Reviews


Time Out
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June 24, 2006

Houston Chronicle
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July 21, 2005
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Amiably dorky redo.

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

June 30, 2004
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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It was exactly what I expected and that's something I didn't really want to see.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

June 21, 2004
Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
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Around the World in 80 Days is never as delightful and silly as it needs to be.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

June 19, 2004
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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The gags are physical but rarely funny.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

June 18, 2004
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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June 18, 2004
Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly
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Despite the rush to get everyone from place to place, director Frank Coraci luxuriates in colorful visual detail and gives the locals their due.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

June 17, 2004

AV Club
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June 17, 2004

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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June 17, 2004
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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Has that cheesy, chintzy mid-Florida feel that we all know and love, despite its $110 million budget.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

June 16, 2004
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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This second bigscreen version of Jules Verne's 1873 novel takes plenty of liberties with the material and never generates much genuine excitement, but provides an agreeable ride without overloading it with contemporary filmmaking mannerisms.

Full Review Source: Variety

June 16, 2004
Mike Clark
USA Today
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Plays like a listless '60s overseas co-production.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2/4

June 16, 2004
Malene Arpe
Toronto Star
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Jules Verne is rotating in his grave worrying about his other works ripe for plucking from the public domain.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 1/5

June 16, 2004
Erik Lundegaard
Seattle Times
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Properly silly and slapsticky.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

June 16, 2004
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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An energetic and enormously good-natured family movie.

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

June 16, 2004
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Offers only snooze-worthy action scenes.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

June 16, 2004
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Feel[s] like a future ride at the Magic Kingdom.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/5

June 16, 2004
Lisa Rose
Newark Star-Ledger
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A journey worth taking.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger

June 16, 2004
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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This $110-million fiasco is the sort of movie that gives family entertainment a bad name.

| Original Score: 1/4

June 16, 2004
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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One of the lamest remakes of a classic film I've ever seen.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 16, 2004
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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The major problem with Around the World is that there's just not quite enough Chan, or at least the Chan we want to see, which is the acrobatic clown.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

June 16, 2004
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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Despite all the audience-pleasing laughs and derring-do, it fails to take us anywhere we haven't been before.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 2/4

June 16, 2004
Mark Wolf
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Around the World in 80 Days is modestly diverting summer fare, but at about the halfway mark you're going to start wondering, 'Are we there yet?'

| Original Score: C

June 16, 2004
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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Is it any wonder [Chan] is aching for something different?

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 16, 2004
Mark Caro
Chicago Tribune
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This comedy is billed as being 'based on the novel by Jules Verne,' but 'suggested by' or 'borrowing the title and character names of' would be more accurate.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

June 16, 2004
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It's light as a fly, but springs some genuinely funny moments.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

June 16, 2004
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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A peppy, fast-moving, wafer-thin amusement that's fine for kids if you don't mind a lot of Three Stooges-style martial arts. For grown-ups, it's the equivalent of a 59-cent tin globe.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 16, 2004
Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com
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As he hit the long home stretch, I couldn't help but wish that Fogg had managed to shave a week or two off his itinerary.

June 16, 2004
Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News
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Anyone who has not seen the original movie will wonder why Chan is gadding about in the bowler derby of an English valet, and anyone who has seen the Cantinflas version most likely will long for the real thing.

| Original Score: 1/4

June 15, 2004
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Not even Chan's imaginative fight choreography redeems this folly.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

June 15, 2004
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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A satisfying slice of old-fashioned storybook entertainment.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

June 15, 2004
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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If [Verne] saw the movie with youngsters, he'd appreciate how much they enjoyed it.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

June 15, 2004
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
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An unexpectedly buoyant spectacular.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 15, 2004
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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Any resemblance between Jules Verne's marvelous science fiction novel or Mike Todd's enjoyable 1956 movie is pure happenstance.

June 15, 2004
Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News
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Plays like a Three Stooges travelogue.

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

June 15, 2004
Bob Townsend
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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A dead-on-arrival movie idea.

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

June 15, 2004
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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Except for little kids and relatives of the cast, there's not much appeal to this numbing remake.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 2/5

June 15, 2004
Jessica Winter
Village Voice
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As the tourist on a time budget, the usually brilliant Coogan merely mugs and flails ... while he and able straight man Chan enjoy scant opportunity to develop any comic rapport.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

June 15, 2004
John Anderson
Newsday
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To say that all this is painfully contrived is to suggest that Verne's tale wasn't, but at least the novel had some tension.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2/4

June 15, 2004
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