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Van Helsing Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

This is one vampire movie with bite.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 3/5

December 29, 2010
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

In a blood-thirsty, dead-three-centuries sort of way, it's perfectly charming.

Full Review Source: Bangor Daily News (Maine) | Original Score: B

August 5, 2007
Rafe Telsch

A fun ride of a movie, as long as you're willing not to take it too seriously.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

November 2, 2004
Michelle Thomas
Future Movies UK

Full Review Source: Future Movies UK | Original Score: 7/10

July 20, 2004
Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

With Sommers' work it's hard to know where the fan stops and the director starts.

Full Review Source: RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland) | Original Score: 4/5

July 16, 2004
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

Not every summer blockbuster needs to be a classic, so Van Helsing [shout it out!] gets a decent grade for goofy, ghoulish fun.

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

June 29, 2004
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

The movie's too imaginatively crafted to be boring, and too conceptually insane to be awful.

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June 16, 2004
Vince Koehler
Entertainment Spectrum

The action is nonstop much like in the Mummy films and comes to an exciting finale.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Spectrum | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 25, 2004
Luke Y. Thompson
Los Angeles CityBeat

Every criticism you may have heard about the film is at least somewhat true -- especially Kate Beckinsale's performance, a career-worst -- but doesn't negate the fun factor.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles CityBeat

May 14, 2004
James Hill

It's "Hellboy" with a better pace, but a less likeable, slightly less-human character.

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May 13, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

It's an Event Movie, in every sense; the film has all the subtlety of a runaway train hurtling down the Matterhorn, but as entertaining junk I did find it enjoyable.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 12, 2004
Alex Ramirez

Gustará más a niños y jóvenes que a quienes aspiren al corte clásico o la épica histórica.

| Original Score: 3/5

May 12, 2004
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

Van Helsing is unapologetically nothing more than a monster movie, and it's a good one at that.

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

May 11, 2004
Nev Pierce

Sure, it's daft, but it's also funny and exciting and kids will likely love it.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

May 11, 2004
Sharon Allen Burke
Premiere Magazine

Horror classicists may be upset at [Sommers] tampering with monster mythologies, but everyone else will just be going along for the ride, and they'll have a terrific time.

Full Review Source: Premiere Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 11, 2004

Sunday Times (Australia)

Full Review Source: Sunday Times (Australia) | Original Score: 3/5

May 10, 2004
John P. McCarthy
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

An exciting horror spectacle that combines Frankenstein, Dracula and Biblical lore with elements of the James Bond series.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

May 10, 2004
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

There's literally never a dull moment... The naysayers will argue that it's all calculated, and of course it is. That's why it works.

Full Review Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette | Original Score: 4/5

May 10, 2004
Diana Saenger
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

A fun, action-packed, highly interesting movie.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

May 8, 2004
Dustin Putman

Disposable eye candy that entertains while it plays itself out but isn't worth much once it's over.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 8, 2004
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