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The Adventures of Robin Hood Reviews

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner
September 5, 2003
Fast-paced and loose, this 120-minute production concentrates mostly on fun, energy and high spirits.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Peter Sobczynski
Critic Doctor
August 27, 2003
It is exhilarating because the film is, of course, one of the all-time great adventures and one of the most thoroughly entertaining movies ever made.
Shawn Levy
August 21, 2003
Its purity of heart and purpose make it sheer, infectious fun.
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Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News
August 21, 2003
Sumptuous and highly energetic, The Adventures of Robin Hood is grand with a capital 'G' on every level.
Full Review | Original Score: A
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Elliott Stein
Village Voice
August 19, 2003
Movie pageantry at its best, done in the grand manner of silent spectacles, brimming over with the sort of primitive energy that drew people to the movies in the first place.
Gabe Leibowitz
Film and Felt
August 16, 2003
An entertaining 100 minutes that's well worth the price of admission, even if it's flawed in several respects.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Frank S. Nugent
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Few storybooks have been more brilliantly brought to life, page for page, chapter for chapter, derring-do for derring-do.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
October 17, 2002
The Adventures of Robin Hood shows the studio system could produce works of pure energy and joy.
Full Review| Original Score: 4/4
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
September 19, 2002
One of the most thrilling adventures ever put on film, every frame, performance, music theme, and line a masterpiece.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
Wanna smile? A lot? Rent this movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 21, 2002
The classic swashbukler. They don't get better than this
| Original Score: 5/5
Scott Weinberg
July 25, 2002
There are classics and then there are Classics. This one's required viewing for any self-respecting movie geek.
| Original Score: 5/5

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
In every department, the offer is flawless and under all conditions cannot miss skyrocketing to tremendous grosses.
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
April 11, 2001
Perhaps the quintessential Errol Flynn vehicle...

TV Guide
January 1, 2000
This is one of the truly great adventure films of all time, and features a terrific performance by the perfectly cast Flynn.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
January 1, 2000
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) is noted as one of the greatest, most colorful costume dramas, swashbucklers, and adventure films in film history.
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
A wonderful fairy tale of a movie with delightful, cartoonish figures.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Cole Smithey
May 24, 2008
| Original Score: 5/5
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
April 11, 2008
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Susan Granger
December 28, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
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