• PG, 1 hr. 17 min.
  • Comedy, Kids & Family
  • Directed By:    Hugh Wilson
  • In Theaters:    Aug 27, 1999 Wide
  • On DVD:    Dec 28, 1999
  • Universal Pictures

Dudley Do-Right Reviews

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Brian Costello
Common Sense Media
September 3, 2013

'90s live-action remake of '60s cartoon has iffy humor.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
Top Critic
May 20, 2008

Surprisingly pleasant.

Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader
Top Critic
May 20, 2008

The fanciful associations and bad jokes are more often stupid than silly, making all the spectacle and contrived dance numbers seem a colossal waste.

Steve Simels
TV Guide's Movie Guide
May 20, 2008

Why in the wide, wide, world of sports would anybody make a big-budget feature film from a decades-old, animated cartoon parody of Nelson Eddy/Jeanette MacDonald movies?

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Joe Leydon
Top Critic
May 20, 2008

One of the summer's more pleasant surprises.

Chris Gore
Film Threat
December 6, 2005

Brendan gets hit in the face a lot, that's good for a few laughs but you've already seen it in the trailer.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle
Top Critic
July 21, 2005

Dudley is merely a dud.

Steve Crum
June 12, 2005

Barely gets a plus for comedy, but Brendan Fraser is always fun to see.

| Original Score: 3/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005

Only for little kids or anyone with no discerning taste.

Full Review | Original Score: D+
Bob Longino
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Top Critic
October 31, 2004

There's not one joke, one slapstick moment, one innuendo that's funny.

Laura Reiley
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003

Pacing is slow in this comedy, as if actors are waiting -- along with the weary kids and adults in the audience -- for anyone to say something funny. We're still waiting.

| Original Score: 1.5/4
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003

Though occasionally producing a minor chuckle, Dudley Do-Right is mainly characterized by good artists making bad choices.

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
August 2, 2002

How lucky can moviegoers get? Three Brendan Fraser movies this year!

Paula Nechak
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 3, 2002

A big dud.

Full Review | Original Score: D
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
Top Critic
March 19, 2002

The latest in a series of movies adapted from old TV series aimed at Baby Boomers and their babies.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review
February 14, 2001

You might simply die of boredom.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic
February 14, 2001

Though it hurts to think unkind thoughts about the square-shooting Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman who is passionate about right and wrong, in reality casting Fraser as Dudley turns out to be too much of a good thing, a case of Blank Look Overkill.

Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
Rob Blackwelder
January 1, 2000

What a let-down.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Dustin Putman
January 1, 2000

You're obviously supposed to root for Dudley to triumph, but his character remains nothing more than a clumsy, accident-prone doofus.

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Michael Dequina
January 1, 2000

When will Hollywood learn that successful animated concepts just don't cut it when translated to flesh-and blood life?

Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
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