The Adventures of Robin Hood - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Adventures of Robin Hood Reviews

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Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film
February 22, 2016
The film is completely unabashed and utterly committed to delivering on its promise of adventure.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
August 16, 2011
Nearly every aspect of the Robin Hood myth we know today is embodied in this exciting, socially aware adventure.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media
September 2, 2010
Errol Flynn stars in swashbuckling family delight.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
July 27, 2010
One of the best swashbucklers ever.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
May 17, 2010
A rousing and fun popcorn movie of the highest order.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
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TIME Magazine
April 24, 2009
If prankish Fairbanks was a man's Robin Hood, handsome, romantic Flynn performs for everybody else.
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
September 5, 2008
A rousing, high-spirited family entertainment rightly regarded as one for the ages. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
August 29, 2008
...the quintessential movie swashbuckler.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Emanuel Levy
July 26, 2008
Michael Curtiz's adventure, one of the most enjoyable swashbuckling epics made, flaunting star Errol Flynn at his very best, deservedly won several Oscar Awards, including editing for Dawson and music score for Korngold.
Full Review | Original Score: A
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Variety Staff
June 10, 2008
It is cinematic pageantry at its best, a highly imaginative telling of folklore in all the hues of Technicolor.

Empire Magazine
October 16, 2007
Errol Flynn buckles his swashes in this classic historical adventure.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5

October 16, 2007
Peerless action-adventure romp from the Golden Age of Hollywood.
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Don Druker
Chicago Reader
October 16, 2007
Movies like this are beyond criticism.
Mark Bourne
April 5, 2006
[Flynn] catapults across the screen with the greatest of ease, exuding so much charm and confidence that he seems to klieg-light the film all by himself.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
One of the few great adventure movies that you can pretend you are treating the kids to when you are really treating yourself.
James Plath
Movie Metropolis
September 28, 2005
A flawless swashbuckler!
| Original Score: 5/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
January 3, 2005
Superb Flynn adventure in every way.
| Original Score: 5/5
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide
October 10, 2003
The archetypal Hollywood swashbuckler… everything big-screen derring-do should be: rousing, lighthearted, witty, romantic, colorful, moralistic, and richly satisfying… [Flynn is] the quintessential Robin Hood, jaunty, dashing, and fearless.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
Doug Hennessy
October 4, 2003
it's a 65-year-old classic that still holds its rank as a movie among movies
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 1, 2003
In these cynical days when swashbucklers cannot be presented without an ironic subtext, this great 1938 film exists in an eternal summer of bravery and romance.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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