The Mosquito Coast Reviews

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Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
January 19, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 16, 2004
A stretch for Ford, but worth it. Unique and fascinating character study.
| Original Score: 5/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 26, 2004
Examines the consequences of a father's egotism on his family.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
October 4, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 27, 2003
Meandering film that doesn't really seem to know where it's going or what it is.
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
August 10, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 1, 2003
It's a testament to Ford's talent that we actually care what happens to him, because in a lesser actor's hands, we'd be hoping that some cannibalistic natives would eat him.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Rebecca Murray
About.com
February 20, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
November 1, 2002
It's easy to forget how well Harrison Ford can play an unlikable character.
| Original Score: 3/5
Larry Carroll
Countingdown.com
September 27, 2002
Harrison Ford gives one of his best performances in this underrated film.
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
Weird and smoothly engaging. Harrison Ford does some great (non-hero) work here.
| Original Score: 4/5
David Poland
Hot Button
July 26, 2002
one of the most underseen guy movies ever
| Original Score: 5/5
Jeremiah Kipp
ToxicUniverse.com
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Richard von Busack
MetroActive
September 27, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 4, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
June 10, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
August 10, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Variety
August 1, 2008
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Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
August 30, 2004
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
March 10, 2003

Movieline
November 6, 2001
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Paul Attanasio
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
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