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Rotten Tomatoes

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 100%

Old Yeller (1957)

"A quintessential tale of friendship, coming-of-age, and more."

Posted Jul 24, 2002

Stephen Wang

2 90%

The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

"Woody Allen at his most imaginative. It's also a visual treat."

Posted Jul 24, 2002

Stephen Wang

3 84%

Back to School (1986)

"An under-rated comedy gem. It's Dangerfield's very best role."

Posted Jul 24, 2002

Stephen Wang

4 68%

Coming to America (1988)

"Eddie Murphy's best movie. An appealing comedy on all levels."

Posted Jul 24, 2002

Stephen Wang

5 96%

What's Love Got To Do With It? (1993)

"Fantastic performances by Angela Bassett and Lawrence Fishburne."

Posted Jul 24, 2002

Stephen Wang

6 75%

Comic Book Confidential (1999)

"Ron Mann's documentary chronicling the work of comic book artists may be dated, but it's still entertaining."

Posted Jul 24, 2002

Edward C. Wang

7 38%

Twist (1992)

"Ron Mann's documentary charting the amazing rise and fall of the twist is also a funny, affectionate look changing social attitudes in the 1950s and 60s."

Posted Jul 19, 2002

Edward C. Wang

8 10%

On Deadly Ground (1994)

Posted Jul 18, 2002

Senh Duong

9 76%

Licence To Kill (1989)

Posted Jul 18, 2002

Senh Duong

10 7%

Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981)

"Flying Piranhas! Admit it, you're curious."

Posted Jul 18, 2002

Senh Duong

11 64%

Supercop 2 (1993)

Posted Jul 18, 2002

Senh Duong

12 69%

Child's Play (1988)

"Mediocre"

Posted Jul 18, 2002

Senh Duong

13 33%

Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

Posted Jul 18, 2002

Senh Duong

14 66%

2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)

"2001 made for the popcorn audience."

Posted Jul 18, 2002

Senh Duong

15 66%

2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)

"Mundane and unnecessary."

Posted Jul 18, 2002

Stephen Wang

16 100%

The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)

"A buried childhood treasure."

Posted Jul 18, 2002

Stephen Wang

17 93%

The Great Escape (1963)

"An entertaining and impressive ensemble flick."

Posted Jul 18, 2002

Stephen Wang

18 93%

Hearts & Minds (2009)

"Peter Davis' Oscar-winning documentary is a disturbing and critical look at America's involvement in Vietnam."

Posted Jul 17, 2002

Edward C. Wang

19 94%

The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)

"Oscar Wilde's masterful comic dialogue sparkles in this colorful adaptation. Just sit back, listen, and laugh."

Posted Jun 18, 2002

Edward C. Wang

20 No Score Yet

Inspirations (1997)

"Michael Apted's look at what inspires artists to create their works is inspirational and surprisingly entertaining."

Posted Jun 13, 2002

Edward C. Wang

21 92%

Traffic (2000)

"Criterion's packed-to-the-gills comprehensive double-disc DVD of Steven Soderbergh drug war epic "Traffic" sets a new standard for special editions. It is one of the best and most fascinating DVDs you will ever own."

Posted Jun 13, 2002

Edward C. Wang

22 93%

The Horse's Mouth (1958)

"Alec Guinness gives a bizarrely lovable performance in this comedy about the power of artistic impulse."

Posted Jun 5, 2002

Edward C. Wang

23 100%

Zatoichi - The Tale of Zatoichi Continues (1962)

"This second installment in the Zatoichi series is much brisker-paced, action-packed, emotional, and fun than the first film."

Posted May 28, 2002

Edward C. Wang

24 No Score Yet

Zatoichi the Blind Samurai ()

"This introduction to Zatoichi the blind swordsman takes a while to get going, but it sure makes you want to see the next film in the series."

Posted May 28, 2002

Edward C. Wang

25 77%

Général Idi Amin Dada: Autoportrait (A Self Portrait) (1975)

"This is a case where the DVD is worth it just for the accompanying interview with director Barbet Schroeder, which is actually more interesting than the feature documentary."

Posted May 24, 2002

Edward C. Wang

26 No Score Yet

Jackson Pollock - Love and Death on Long Island (2000)

"The disc is rather expensive, but there is much valuable information and archival footage to be found in this look back at Jackson Pollock's short life and great talent."

Posted May 24, 2002

Edward C. Wang

27 100%

Ballad of a Soldier (1959)

"This "wartime road movie" gives us a fascinating glimpse of the lives of the Russian people during World War II from a unique and dramatic perspective."

Posted May 24, 2002

Edward C. Wang

28 95%

Letyat zhuravli (The Cranes are Flying) (1960)

"A masterfully-photographed, deeply touching film, "The Cranes Are Flying" is a landmark in Russian cinema."

Posted May 24, 2002

Edward C. Wang

29 89%

Spider-Man (2002)

"... a competent, straightforward superhero movie ..."

Posted May 8, 2002

Senh Duong

30 86%

Giulietta degli Spiriti (Juliet of the Spirits) (1965)

"Surreal and dreamlike, "Juliet Of The Spirits" may not be one of Fellini's best films, but it certainly is one of his most beautiful to watch."

Posted May 3, 2002

Edward C. Wang

31 75%

Grass (2000)

"Is it me, or did I use the word "fun" a lot in this review? Ron Mann's pro-pot propaganda documentary is just that."

Posted May 3, 2002

Edward C. Wang

32 97%

Bob le Flambeur (Bob the Gambler) (1955)

"Jean-Pierre Melville's light-hearted film noir is entertaining enough, but it's more fascinating for its place in film history. And the price is very reasonable, too."

Posted Apr 12, 2002

Edward C. Wang

33 89%

Me & Isaac Newton (2000)

"Rich and insightful, Michael Apted's documentary gives us a look into the private lives of scientists and reveals a world filled with surprising passion and joy."

Posted Mar 31, 2002

Edward C. Wang

34 100%

Rashômon (Rashomon) (In the Woods) (1951)

""Rashomon" has never looked or sounded better, and is accompanied by a superior and informative audio commentary."

Posted Mar 29, 2002

Edward C. Wang

35 59%

Blade II (2002)

"A violent, but visual movie! Nonetheless, the story is lacking..."

Posted Mar 22, 2002

Stephen Wang

36 No Score Yet

The Confessions of Robert Crumb (1987)

"A tough call, but this film would be better suited as a supplement to a special edition of "Crumb," a much more informative and objective film about the life of Robert Crumb."

Posted Mar 21, 2002

Edward C. Wang

37 84%

George Washington (2000)

"The numerous supplements show you where Green learned his filmmaking style, and you're left eagerly awaiting a follow-up project."

Posted Mar 21, 2002

Edward C. Wang

38 90%

In the Mood for Love (2001)

"A gorgeous, lyrical romance from one of the world's greatest young directors has been given a lavish special edition that contains one of the best transfers I've ever seen and exhaustive, informative supplements that will keep you busy for hours."

Posted Mar 7, 2002

Edward C. Wang

39 91%

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

"The visuals, the perfect casting, and the theme all made this movie standout -- so much so that it overrode my criticism of the novel (and movie's) plot problems."

Posted Dec 22, 2001

Stephen Wang

40 68%

Legally Blonde (2001)

"Cliched and unexpectedly unfunny."

Posted Jul 16, 2001

Stephen Wang

41 84%

Carnival of Souls (1962)

"Are you a fan of The Blair Witch Project or The Sixth Sense? If so, then run out and buy this $30,000 horror gem, and prepare to spend an entire day going through this supplement-filled edition."

Posted Mar 19, 2001

Edward C. Wang

42 83%

Sisters (1973)

"Not the most extras-laden edition, and the transfer is somewhat disappointing, but it's still worth a look."

Posted Mar 19, 2001

Edward C. Wang

43 100%

Gimme Shelter (1970)

"Great concert footage of the Rolling Stones and keen insight into a fascinating, and terribly depressing, moment of rock history makes this an impressive addition to any collection."

Posted Mar 19, 2001

Edward C. Wang

44 98%

Jaws (1975)

Posted Mar 14, 2001

Stephen Wang

45 83%

Big Trouble in Little China (2001)

"Big action, a sharp sense of humor, and tons of fun!"

Posted Mar 12, 2001

Stephen Wang

46 66%

The Blob (1958)

"A must for any Blob-phile or Steve McQueen fan."

Posted Jan 30, 2001

Edward C. Wang

47 39%

Black and White (2002)

"Despite its flaws, Black and White manages to keep viewers engaged."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Rae Chang

48 51%

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

"A roller coaster of laughs!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Senh Duong

49 77%

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

"Thought provoking and well acted."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Senh Duong

50 64%

Ride with the Devil (1999)

"Beautifully filmed."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Anita C.