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Hercules Reviews

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Top Critic
Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
What fun!
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Leslie Rigoulot
Film Scouts
April 17, 2002
Man, am I glad to see John Musker and Ron Clements' work back on the screen!
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
February 27, 2002
A spiffy, fast paced animated film with a few inventive takes on the nature of heroism.
June 21, 2001
Hercules has all the fun mythological stuff to hook the kids, cute baby Pegasus, familar myths, fun songs, and Disney's prerequisite BEAUTIFUL animation.
Full Review| Original Score: 5
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
Light on its feet and continually amusing, this free-spirited show-biz version of Greek mythology ranks with the best of modern Disney animation.
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 1, 2001
Another wonderful feature-length Disney cartoon that's fun for the whole family.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
On any level, earthly or otherwise, the ingenious new animated Hercules is pretty divine.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Hercules has the dubious distinction of being the least-enchanting cartoon Disney has fashioned in over a decade.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Charles Taylor
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
Pretty appalling.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Jumps into the ancient legends feet-first, cheerfully tossing out what won't fit and combining what's left into a new look and a lighthearted style.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
January 1, 2000
This film is good enough to see, no matter what message Disney is brainwashing the youth of America with.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Jeffrey Gantz
Boston Phoenix
January 1, 2000
In a movie summer that seems like a lost world, it sure is good news.
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
Woods' delivery of Hades' dry lines is priceless, and makes the movie worthwhile on its own.
| Original Score: 72/100
Oz
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
Woods is funny as the lord of the Underworld, playing him like an agent with blue flames for hair.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
The world will fall in love with Hercules.
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit
January 1, 2000
As usual, the only character that's not white bread with mayo is the villain.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Since we live in an age of superheroes and action figures, what better place to look for material than the gods of Greek mythology?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Hollis Chacona
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Filled with rich, classical visual imagery and zips along with thoroughly modern mischief.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Exhilarating.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
January 1, 2000
Furiously fast and fiendishly funny.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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