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The Haunted Mansion Reviews

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

An overstuffed and under-imagined attempt to turn a six-minute ride into a 90 minute picture.

| Original Score: D

December 2, 2003
Kevin Carr
Film Threat

With The Haunted Mansion, Eddie Murphy continues in a long line of family film stinkers.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 2, 2003
Nicolas Lacroix

...maladroit dans sa tentative d'allier rires et frissons, insatisfaisant sur tous les plans...

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/5

December 2, 2003
Brian Parks
Village Voice
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Rob Minkoff has directed a movie that's nearly laughless and nowhere near as frightening as what's happened to Eddie Murphy's career.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

December 2, 2003
Scott Weinberg

Feels like something that was churned out through a machine; Disney Live-Action Cheese By Committee.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/5

December 1, 2003
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

If the creative folk at Disney are going to keep using the theme parks as an idea pool for films, they should stick to the "Pirates" mold and break the "Haunted Mansion" one.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: D+

December 1, 2003
James Rocchi

Another Disney ride-turned-movie looks great ... and goes nowhere.

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

December 1, 2003

Following the plot of the ride, as well as littering the screen with beautiful visual homages big and small, the film has less wiggle room to really come alive on its own.

Full Review Source: Cinerina | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 1, 2003
Nick Rogers
State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)

There's disappointingly little in its 99 minutes that's better than what the ride has been doing for years in 10.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

December 1, 2003
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)

Eddie Murphy does a sterile job as the film's star, but it is Jennifer Tilly who shines in this otherwise flat film.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

December 1, 2003
Danny Minton
KBTV-NBC (Beaumont, TX)

The only thing scary about this film is the sound of Walt turning over in his grave.

Full Review Source: KBTV-NBC (Beaumont, TX) | Original Score: C-

December 1, 2003
Rebecca Murray

When the three hitchhiking ghosts appear, you'll be more than ready to join them in getting the heck out of Dodge.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: C

November 30, 2003
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

The Haunted Mansion was made in the spirit of giving everyone in the family something to enjoy together. It's successful at that level.

Full Review Source: Aisle Seat | Original Score: 3/4

November 30, 2003
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

Learn from the Evers family: The Haunted Mansion is not worth the detour.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 1.5/5

November 30, 2003
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

...a lame and transparent pseudo-amusing scarefest...has all the whimsy and cheeky movement of an overcrowded parking lot at Disneyland...a generic goose bump ride

Full Review Source: Movie Eye | Original Score: 2/4

November 29, 2003
David Noh
Film Journal International

This one just makes you wonder: Does all of Hollywood operate out of one computer room?

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

November 29, 2003
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

For those of you in the flyover states who've never been able to afford a trip to the Disney parks, or...simply don't want to pay exorbitant admission prices.

Full Review Source: New Times

November 28, 2003
Andrew Fu
San Diego Union-Tribune

A movie that, while consistently amusing, plays like a hackneyed effort to stretch a few minutes of ride into a coherent, hour-and- a-half story.

Full Review Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

November 28, 2003
Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter
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A pleasant and atmospheric family romp, offering enough mildly chilling thrills to keep everyone entertained during its brief running time.

November 28, 2003
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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More Disneyland ride than movie, short on plot and long on dazzling visuals for the kiddies.

| Original Score: 3/5

November 28, 2003
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