Daredevil Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
February 14, 2003

...a fundamentally conservative venture that nevertheless should be able to furnish both fans and Philistines alike a few moments of genuine, if shallow, pleasure.

Full Review | Original Score: C+
Tyler Hanley
Palo Alto Weekly
May 20, 2003

The filmmakers may have been a bit too empathetic with Daredevil's disability, as it feels they made the movie with one blind eye.

| Original Score: 2.5/4
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
Top Critic
February 12, 2003

Sometimes, you can tell when parts of a movie have been left on the cutting room floor, and that's the case with Daredevil.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
September 30, 2005

The shame of this mess of a movie is that it could have been quite good.

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
James Rocchi
Netflix
February 21, 2003

A minor-league Marvel hero gets a big-star film treatment that will appeal to action junkies ... and leave a broader audience cold.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
February 13, 2003

The gloom of Batman! The wiriness of Spider-Man! The croaking irritability of Charles Bronson! Daredevil provides all three! (And considerably less...)

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Alexa Moses
Sydney Morning Herald
April 4, 2003

Johnson hasn't decided if he's making an exuberant action movie or a drama, and veers awkwardly between the two.

Todd Gilchrist
FilmStew.com
June 5, 2003

The film's spectacle outweighs the character or story elements that truly evoke audiences' attentions in the lasting or memorable ways that did the incipient franchises which no doubt inspired it. . .

Nick Schager
Nitrate Online
February 21, 2003

One gets the sneaking suspicion that Batman never would have embarrassed himself like this.

Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons
July 7, 2010

Justice may be blind, but the only enjoyment to be had out of this is to be blind drunk.

Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
February 15, 2003

Positively un-super.

Full Review | Original Score: C+
Victoria Alexander
Movie Reviews in Croatian
February 8, 2003

The problem with Daredevil is, regardless of the glut of PR hype, Affleck doesn't have sexual charisma. He can't hold the screen - with or without the mask.

Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
Top Critic
February 14, 2003

Daredevil doesn't take a single dare.

Todd McCarthy
Variety
Top Critic
February 14, 2003

A pretender in the realm of bona fide superheroes.

Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
March 3, 2003

Conflicted heroes are nothing new.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006

It's not bad so much as it is disposable and forgettable.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Frank Ochieng
TheWorldJournal.com
February 15, 2003

Johnson's sensationalistic fantasy is surprisingly another arbitrary stunt-infested motion picture that has plenty of kinetic movement yet never really goes anywhere with its energizing format.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
February 16, 2003

Anyone familiar with movies like this doesn't need enhanced mind powers to recognize every event minutes before they happen.

Full Review | Original Score: C
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound
July 14, 2007

A disappointment at nearly every turn.

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
February 14, 2003

Daredevil might have worked if Johnson had gone all out and made a truly adult superhero movie, embracing an R rating.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

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February 14, 2003

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