Congo Reviews

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: D-
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Brian Lowry
Variety
June 17, 2008
Feels as if the picture were edited to leave the action sequences in while removing any connecting material that might have helped them make sense.
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Stephen Garrett
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Dreadfully muddled, but mildly diverting.
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
This glib, overheated film about vicious primates delivers little suspense...
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 13, 2001
The entire tone of the book has been transformed from tension to tongue-in-cheek with dismal results.
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Lucy Mohl
Film.com
January 1, 2000
A movie that appears to have been designed first as a future theme park, and then as a major motion-picture.
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
In every frame, it aspires to be a theme park.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
This is easily the worst filmed version of anything penned by the prolific author.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
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 | Original Score: 1/4
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
The least interesting adventure ever filmed.
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USA Today
January 1, 2000
Marshall can't decide whether he's making a thriller or a laff-it-up lark.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
A splendid example of a genre no longer much in fashion, the jungle adventure story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Greg Burkman
Film.com
January 1, 2000
It's the first bomb of another endless summer of commercial Hollywood crap.
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Entertainment Weekly
June 9, 1995
Full Review | Original Score: D-