Digimon - The Movie - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Digimon - The Movie Reviews

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Time Out
August 16, 2007
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Globe and Mail
March 22, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 17, 2001
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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
The film has an unrelenting staccato quality. Some would say a jackhammer quality.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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John Hartl
Seattle Times
January 1, 2000
After about an hour, the picture simply runs out of plot. When another adventure is introduced, you're all but invited to check your watch.
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Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
January 1, 2000
The animation itself isn't anything special -- not that the target audience cares much about that. But the message is sweet and empowering.
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Malcolm Ritter
Associated Press
January 1, 2000
[Parents] may be peering at their watches and sympathizing with the Digimon who wails, 'What do we have to do to stop this fighting?'
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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
I'm not nuts about shooting hyperactive boys up with Ritalin, but Digimon: The Movie could use about 2,000 cc's of the stuff, injected straight into the projector.
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
As noisy, chaotic, cheesy and crassly commercial a product as has ever been put on the big screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Cody Clark
Mr. Showbiz
January 1, 2000
Not that I'm encouraging you to see the movie, you understand -- especially not when you could, for example, alternatively spend the evening tweezing your eyebrows with chopsticks.
| Original Score: 35/100
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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Can be surprisingly smart and lively in its early going, thanks to some cheeky, well-written humor, a genuine sense of excitement and topical ties to the Internet.
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Loren King
Boston Globe
January 1, 2000
What is particularly unappealing and troublesome about the feature is that it is a video game barely disguised as a movie.
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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
January 1, 2000
Still just another excuse to sell trading cards and video games to your unsuspecting offspring.
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Lawrence Van Gelder
New York Times
January 1, 2000
If there is any taste left in the world, the buck may very well stop here.
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Sean Means
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Parents, if you don't want to compete with popular culture to raise your child ... this is where you draw the line in the sand.
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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
January 1, 2000
Overall, it's a pleasantly bearable experience.
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Bruce Fretts
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
With its migraine-inducing laser showdowns and puerile gags ... Digimon almost makes you nostalgic for the relative sophistication of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Full Review | Original Score: D
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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
January 1, 2000
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Robert Koehler
Variety
January 1, 2000
Animation work is generally far below the standard tolerable for the bigscreen.
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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
January 1, 2000
A frenzied, cacophonic cartoon feature (actually two featurettes shakily stitched together).