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The Avengers Reviews

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January 1, 2000
This film is an absolute mess. It looks like the regurgitated leavings of something watchable, a cinematic abomination that got pulled apart and put back together so many times that it lost all semblance of coherence.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
July 8, 2014
The cult 1960s TV series gets royally shafted by Hollywood in this stunningly designed blockbuster that's stunningly awful in every other department.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
July 8, 2014
The Avengers is so bad it even elicits a horrible -- even embarrassing -- performance from Sean Connery.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
December 6, 2005
Finnes and Thurman look great as agents John Steed and Emma Peel who set out to thwart Connery's diabolical scheme, but they have zilch for chemistry.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
April 2, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/5
July 8, 2014
The new Avengers is dismal in dispiriting, dreary ways, and Ralph Fiennes, playing Macnee's part, is a particular disaster.
May 8, 2012
A horrifyingly bad movie by any measure; but it feels like the graphic proof of a vicious God in comparison to the television show.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
July 23, 2007
Thoroughly and consistently awful.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
June 18, 2002
I had heard it was bad... but this is downright silly.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
June 18, 2003
To say Fiennes and Thurman don't have the chemistry of Macnee and Rigg isn't enough. They don't have the chemistry of Don Adams and Barbara Feldon. They don't have the chemistry of Boris and Natasha.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
January 10, 2003
An utterly feeble and dispiriting flop that wastes not only a trio of casting coups but, in set designer Stuart Craig, one of the greatest eye-poppers at work in the commercial cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: D
January 1, 2000
While The Avengers television series was cheeky, stylish and sexy, its big-screen descendant is listless, plodding and as steamy as a brother-sister prom date.
January 1, 2000
Words like "bad" don't even do The Avengers justice. It's time to haul out the big guns, like "appalling."
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
January 1, 2000
Even with extensive use of the rewind function on my VCR, I couldn't piece the story together
Full Review | Original Score: D-
January 1, 2000
Once you get past the beauty of the leads, a couple of impressive looking sets and the impoverished, atrocious punnery, you are stuck with a tap-water tea movie.
Read More | Original Score: 48/100
January 1, 2000
This picture is so busy being slick, stylish and surreal it doesn't even try to make sense.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
It's appallingly awful!
Full Review | Original Score: 0/10
July 25, 2003
Instead of the ultra-sophisticated John Steed and Emma Peel, we get Ralph Fiennes and Uma Thurman, who come across more like contestants in a "cutest couple" contest.
April 9, 2005
I am disappointed, big-time.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
July 8, 2014
At only 90 minutes, sitting through The Avengers isn't exactly painful, but it's certainly not a satisfying experience either.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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