Hercules - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Hercules Reviews

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
November 16, 2009
[An] insipid, lifeless, animated feature.
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
October 18, 2008
| Original Score: 4/4
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
October 18, 2008
Chock-full of celeb cameos, puns and contemporary camp, the movie is annoyingly hip.
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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
September 1, 2008
This is a bright movie, in both senses of the word.
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Leonard Klady
Variety
September 1, 2008
It's a winning tall tale, cleverly told and wonderfully voiced...
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Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Another benchmark achievement for the Aladdin team of Musker and Clements.
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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
What fun!
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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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.
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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
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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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Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
January 1, 2000
Furiously fast and fiendishly funny.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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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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Charles Taylor
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
Pretty appalling.
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
June 15, 1997
A Disney fable savvy enough not to let its sincerity get in the way of its zippy multimedia charm.
Full Review | Original Score: A-