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The Haunted Mansion Reviews

Derek Adams
Time Out
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February 9, 2006
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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[I]t's dreadful.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

December 8, 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

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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November 29, 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
Jen Chaney
Washington Post
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The point of Haunted Mansion is for audiences to sit back and enjoy the ride, which is easy to do thanks to an engaging story, the striking, Gothic-inspired set by Oscar-winner John Myhre and some delightful special effects.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

November 26, 2003
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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It's perfectly palatable family fare for a long weekend when it's hard to find movies at the neighborhood 'plex that will please everyone.

November 26, 2003
Robert Koehler
Variety
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Contempo Hollywood may be awash in brilliant technicians and craftspeople but it also needs good storytellers, who aren't to be found in The Haunted Mansion.

Full Review Source: Variety

November 26, 2003
Mike Clark
USA Today
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The movie's horror angle also reminds us of Vampire in Brooklyn, the last in a string of Murphy flops before The Nutty Professor saved his screen career in 1996. With this listless foray, Eddie is twice bitten.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: .5/4

November 26, 2003
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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The story is so flimsy, could it possibly have been ghostwritten by Goofy?

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/5

November 26, 2003
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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The problem here isn't so much the pace as the too-predictable story and the general lack of energy; director Rob Minkoff can't seem to light a fire under his cast.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2/4

November 26, 2003
Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle
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Haunted Mansion won't be anybody's E-ticket ride, but it's an enjoyable movie for a very specific age range (children 8 to 12), and will be tolerable for almost everyone else.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

November 26, 2003
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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The Haunted Mansion is disappointing in just about every way. Even the plot, which seems simple enough at first, turns out to be confusing when all is revealed.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/5

November 26, 2003
Lisa Rose
Newark Star-Ledger
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Disney's latest cinematic spin-off of a theme park attraction is a vortex of boredom. The mansion itself looks great, but what happens inside is woefully uninspired.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger

November 26, 2003
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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The advertising slogan for The Haunted Mansion warns, 'Check your pulse at the door' -- pretty cheeky for a movie that flatlines for almost all of its 98 minutes.

| Original Score: 1/4

November 26, 2003
Jami Bernard
New York Daily News
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The PG rating is purportedly for 'frightening images,' but the only thing frightening is the bland performance Eddie Murphy phones in.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1/4

November 26, 2003
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
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Let's face it: This is a movie based on a ride, so, really, how much entertainment can you expect? But at least it is a better bargain than the ride it is shilling.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 2/4

November 26, 2003
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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Foolish indeed is the mortal family that shells out the copious price of admission for this gobbler.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 1/4

November 26, 2003
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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The Haunted Mansion is tame and witless enough to make me long for the ancient, dusty fright kitsch of The Munsters.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: D+

November 26, 2003
Tom Long
Detroit News
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The Haunted Mansion is likely the exact movie Disney wanted. Why they, or anyone else, would want it is another question.

| Original Score: C-

November 26, 2003
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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That thing going bump in the night? It was my head hitting the armrest.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 2/4

November 26, 2003
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Neither a laugh riot nor a first-rate chiller.

| Original Score: C

November 26, 2003
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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The Haunted Mansion is cheesy fun.

Full Review Source: Denver Post

November 26, 2003
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The Haunted Mansion won't much entertain older family members, but it might be fun for kids and seems headed for a long run on home video.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 26, 2003
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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This is a 99-minute commercial for a three-minute attraction.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

November 26, 2003
Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly
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A funereally paced downer.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

November 26, 2003
Elvis Mitchell
New York Times
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The film equivalent of the dark, boring period on a haunted house ride before the gondola crashes into another room filled with dirty mirrors.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 1/5

November 26, 2003
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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An efficient, reasonably enjoyable factory product that should scare a 9-year-old just enough and be gone from his or her memory by dinnertime.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2/4

November 26, 2003
Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com
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Murphy is in grating, eager-to-please form.

November 26, 2003
Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
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Amusing time-killer.

| Original Score: 2/4

November 25, 2003
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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More creepy than scary, but it's lots of fun.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

November 25, 2003
Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
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The Haunted Mansion is one of the longest 90 minutes you'll ever encounter.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: D

November 25, 2003
David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Vivid and unimaginative.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

November 25, 2003
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Amusing but not side-splitting.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 25, 2003
Bob Townsend
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Director Rob Minkoff tries to strike a balance between funny and scary, but the movie never really generates screams of either kind.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: C

November 25, 2003
Robert K. Elder
Chicago Tribune
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While the addition of four harmonizing statues infuses some humor in the script, there's little that outshines effects in the actual Disneyland house.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

November 25, 2003
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