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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Reviews

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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They've finally gone and made a Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy movie. And they've blown it. Not completely. Just enough to break an interstellar hitchhiker's heart.

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

April 29, 2005
Tyler Hanley
Palo Alto Weekly

The pace is so slow that die-hard fans will be using their towels for pillows.

| Original Score: 2/4

April 29, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Like The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, but with much less visual charm, it is a conceit with little to be conceited about.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

April 29, 2005
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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For the most part, this big-screen re-telling of Adams' inaugural book plays it safe, offers some solid performances and nice special effects, and provides some chuckles along the way.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 28, 2005
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Along with screenwriter Karey Kirkpatrick, Adams is credited with the screenplay, which is just cruel.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 1/4

April 27, 2005
David Foucher
EDGE Boston

Amusing to experience, but forgettable... an organic Hollywood behemoth that merely hitchhikes on the fame of Adams' celebrated novel.

Full Review Source: EDGE Boston | Original Score: D+

April 29, 2005
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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May 5, 2005
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

A disappointingly potholed ride.

Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness

May 4, 2005
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

Even those who love British humor (a la Monty Python) will find the script tedious and unimaginative.

Full Review Source: Spectrum (St. George, Utah) | Original Score: D

June 7, 2005
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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The long-overdue screen adaptation of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is likely to amuse and vex fans while leaving casual observers mildly baffled.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 29, 2005
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound

Full Review Source: Big Picture Big Sound | Original Score: 2/4

July 14, 2007
Uri Lessing
eFilmCritic.com

...character interactions and relationships have been jettisoned in favor of wild gesticulations, frantic emoting and a heap of commotion.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 2/5

June 28, 2005
Jeremiah Kipp
Slant Magazine

Director Garth Jennings doesn't sustain any momentum in Hitchhiker's Guide because everything that happens is completely arbitrary...and zany!

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

April 26, 2005
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[W]on't make any sense to the uninitiated -- beyond the obvious nonsensical sense of frenetic action and weird aliens and laser guns going zap and such...

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

April 28, 2005
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences take note of a rarity - a really good Best Song nominee.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: C

April 28, 2005
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

...it takes the pithy and subtle British wit...and dumbs it down for us poor, obtuse Americans who wouldn't known a satiric barb if it poked us in the eye.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: C

April 28, 2005
Erik Childress
eFilmCritic.com

Mark Twain said, 'the human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.' Perhaps that page was torn out of the filmmakers' used copy of The Hitchhiker's Guide

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 2/4

April 28, 2005
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

We're not talking Star Wars here; we're instead talking Disney-like cute.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C-

April 30, 2005
Dan Lybarger
eFilmCritic.com

It was easy to the spot the diehard fans of the novels. They emerged from the theater sulking like Marvin the Robot.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 3/5

April 30, 2005
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

For all its huge sets, high-tech glitz, and CGI effects, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy fails to capture the deadpan drollness of the Adams novels

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 6/10

August 31, 2005
Leonard Maltin
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May 20, 2005
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ComingSoon.net
April 29, 2005

Boston Phoenix
April 30, 2005

Premiere Magazine
May 3, 2005

Sydney Morning Herald
May 13, 2005

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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July 5, 2005

AV Club
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September 26, 2005

ComingSoon.net
December 6, 2005

AV Club
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December 6, 2005

Time Out
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June 24, 2006
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