• Congo
    1 minutes 50 seconds
    Added: Jul 12, 2011


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Congo Reviews

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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As you stand there with your $7, ask yourself, 'Do I really want to see a rubber gorilla smoke a cigar?' If necessary, ask yourself twice.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
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This is easily the worst filmed version of anything penned by the prolific author.

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

January 1, 2000
Lucy Mohl
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A movie that appears to have been designed first as a future theme park, and then as a major motion-picture.

January 1, 2000
Greg Burkman
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It's the first bomb of another endless summer of commercial Hollywood crap.

January 1, 2000
Jean Oppenheimer
Boxoffice Magazine

Suffers from a preposterous set-up and even more ludicrous plot developments.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine

January 1, 2000
Hal Hinson
Washington Post
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In every frame, it aspires to be a theme park.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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The least interesting adventure ever filmed.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Bob Thompson
Jam! Movies

Crichton novel [is] trivialized to the point of spoof.

January 1, 2000
Madeleine Williams

Seriously dumbed-down version of the novel.

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

January 1, 2000
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

If you have a highly developed sense of the absurd and an appreciation for movie clichés, then you'll find Congo a hoot.

Full Review Source: Sci-Fi Movie Page | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Steve Davis
Austin Chronicle

It suffocates you with one faux thrill after another.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 0/5

January 1, 2000
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

This is slick, big-budget Hollywood hokum at its most ridiculous.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City

January 1, 2000

USA Today
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Marshall can't decide whether he's making a thriller or a laff-it-up lark.

| Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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A splendid example of a genre no longer much in fashion, the jungle adventure story.

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

January 1, 2000
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: D-

September 7, 2011
Rob Blackwelder

| Original Score: 3/5

August 25, 2005
Emanuel Levy

| Original Score: 1/5

June 29, 2005
Mark R. Leeper

| Original Score: 3/5

November 18, 2004
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 0/5

February 12, 2004
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

| Original Score: 2/5

February 8, 2004
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