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Blues Brothers 2000 Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
February 28, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
'I always thought there was another story to be told,' Landis says in the film's notes. Fine; then tell one.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
April 3, 2005
Easily one of the most worthless, shameless, and unnecessary sequels ever concocted. Not even the music can save it.
| Original Score: 1/5
Tom Meek
Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Buy the soundtrack and rent the one with Belushi.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
Belushi is rolling in his grave, can't you feel it?
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
October 17, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
It makes an audience pay for every two seconds of pleasure with 10 seconds of pain.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
April 21, 2004
Landis apparently lost almost any trace of inspiration or creativity.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/10
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
February 22, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
April 30, 2003
Not bad. Too bad it's not good, either.
| Original Score: 2/5
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000
If simply copying the original Blues Brothers wasn't bad enough, writers Aykroyd and John Landis dumb it down, removing any memorable characters, and replacing them with flashy, but unbelievable, magical gimmicks.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Elspeth Haughton
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
Joins the collection of unfunny Saturday Night Live alumnus and never-should-have-been-made sequels.
Full Review | Original Score: 20/100
Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
It would take divine intervention to breathe freshness into Blues Brothers 2000.
Top Critic
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002
Once upon a time, it was funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Scott Renshaw
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
The main problem is the absence of a similar focus on the music, replaced by a more cynical attempt to re-create the past.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Fred Topel
About.com
July 22, 2003
The greatest car crash ever, but not a funny movie.
| Original Score: 2/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 17, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Sandra Contreras
TV Guide's Movie Guide
May 18, 2008
Endless scenes of pointless buffoonery and crashing cars.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Top Critic
Joe Leydon
Variety
May 18, 2008
The sequel offers more of the same, only less.
Top Critic
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: D
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