Opening

92% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
76% Get On Up Aug 01
88% Calvary Aug 01
0% Behaving Badly Aug 01
38% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

61% Lucy $43.9M
63% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
44% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
18% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
15% And So It Goes $4.6M
25% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
62% Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
87% What If Aug 08

The Killing

33% The Killing: Season 4

New Episodes Tonight

100% The Almighty Johnsons: Season 1
61% Crossbones: Season 1
82% Girl Meets World: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
56% Married: Season 1
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
41% Working the Engels: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Garfield - The Movie Reviews

Page 1 of 7
Steven Snyder
Zertinet Movies

"Garfield's" problems start with its very concept. This film should never have been made, and those involved with its production likely know it.

Full Review Source: Zertinet Movies | Original Score: 2/4

June 8, 2004
Tyler Hanley
Palo Alto Weekly

This family-friendly film is not unlike Garfield himself -- cute and charming at times, but more often lazy and self-serving.

| Original Score: 2/4

June 14, 2004
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
Top Critic IconTop Critic

A motion picture so ungainly and awful that only an under-8 child could appreciate it.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 1/4

June 10, 2004
Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Under Peter Hewitt's phoned-in direction, Garfield chugs along like the slow train to Chattanooga.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

June 10, 2004
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

As someone once said about the "Nancy" comic strip, it is easier to read it than not to read it. If only that were true of this movie, which requires real effort to endure.

| Original Score: C-

June 10, 2004
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Those who get bored by the movie (i.e. everybody), can pass the time by counting the many product placements.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 1/4

June 10, 2004
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

You recall an image of the fat cat on the Trapper Keeper, staring bleakly up at the sky with the subtitled thought bubble, Why me?

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 2/4

June 11, 2004
Brooke Holgerson
Boston Phoenix

It's not much of a story, and director Peter Hewitt seems content to flesh it out with bland staging and characterizations.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix

June 12, 2004
James Rocchi
Netflix

Comic strip adaptation is flabby, lazy and blase -- just like its subject (although probably not on purpose).

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 2/5

June 10, 2004
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

A soulless and empty movie based on a three-panel comic strip boasting the wit and complexity of a wooden spoon.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 1/5

June 12, 2004
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
Top Critic IconTop Critic

... a film without energy and without spirit.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

June 14, 2004
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

This Garfield doesn't even look like the Garfield we know, love and used to have smashed on our car windows with suction cups.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 1/4

June 10, 2004
Todd Gilchrist
FilmStew.com

All you need to know about this movie is that 'I hate Mondays,' Garfield's memorable comic strip punch line, is way funnier when Puss-in-Boots utters it in Shrek 2.

Full Review Source: FilmStew.com

June 11, 2004
Todd Gilchrist
IGN Movies

As a movie star, Garfield is a cat declawed and robbed of his essential, inscrutable charm.

Full Review Source: IGN Movies | Original Score: 1/5

June 11, 2004
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

... this is an embarassing family film ...

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons | Original Score: 1/5

March 14, 2005
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

I get bored reading a 'Garfield' strip, and it only takes 10 seconds. Imagine the effect of watching a movie that is just as dull, but 480 times as long.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: D-

June 10, 2004
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

Pleasant, mushy, and utterly, utterly soulless.

Full Review Source: Flipside Movie Emporium | Original Score: C-

June 10, 2004
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Soulless excuse for an entertainment.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1/5

June 11, 2004
Brian Orndorf
FilmJerk.com

If you're a fan of Garfield, then I suggest you stay away from the fat cat's big screen debut.

Full Review Source: FilmJerk.com | Original Score: D

June 21, 2004
Kit Bowen
Hollywood.com

Better just to keep this fat cat suctioned to the car window.

Full Review Source: Hollywood.com | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 10, 2004
Frank Wilkins
Frank's Reel Reviews
June 21, 2004

ComingSoon.net
October 19, 2004
Page 1 of 7
Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile