The Name of the Rose (Der Name der Rose) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Name of the Rose (Der Name der Rose) Reviews

Page 1 of 2
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
This real monastery looks as if it were designed by the artist M. C. Escher.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Aaron Lazenby
Filmcritic.com
July 23, 2004
the window dressing is not enough to buoy the principle acting
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
May 27, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 27, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review
April 22, 2005
A great mystery until the end. Connery and Abraham throw sparks each time they meet.
| Original Score: 5/5
Chris Barsanti
Filmcritic.com
September 14, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
January 24, 2003
A well-played medieval murder mystery, featuring a lot of good-looking men with really bad haircuts.
| Original Score: 4/5
Rebecca Murray
About.com
June 13, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
It's really a decent exploitation film disguised as a proper art film.
Top Critic
Chris Nashawaty
Entertainment Weekly
July 28, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
January 9, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
July 1, 2004
How you accept an English monk with a Scottish accent and the mind of a Sherlock Holmes is the question.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
July 1, 2004
A spiritual thriller that holds up thanks to its rich themes and great acting
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
February 29, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
August 2, 2011
For labyrinth-lovers...a thoughtful and entertaining murder mystery predicated on intellectual debate. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
February 1, 2006
| Original Score: 3/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
July 17, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Michael Drakulich
Star Newspapers (Chicago, IL)
November 29, 2002
Marvelous adaptation of a complex Umberto Eco novel. Christian Slater's first feature role.
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Paul Attanasio
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Vincent Canby
New York Times
August 30, 2004

Film4
May 24, 2003
Top Critic

Time Out
January 26, 2006
Top Critic

Variety
October 18, 2008
Top Critic

Variety
February 23, 2012
Page 1 of 2