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Evolution Reviews

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December 25, 2015
In the end, the humour, such as it is, is overwhelmed by the special effects.
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
March 22, 2011
perhaps a creative film distributor could employ a brain surgeon who can perform temporary lobotomies in order to endure films like this
Full Review | Original Score: D-
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
January 20, 2011
...an ideal example of how to do a summer movie right...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 24, 2010
Uneven, unfocused with some inspired silliness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
January 21, 2008
Part of the problem with Evolution -- aside from the fact that it isn't really very funny -- is that it's mostly jaded; there's very little gee-whiz, almost no awe.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 24, 2006
Paying homage to his previous and better work, Reitman's new comedy is marked by one-idea story, sporadic humor that lacks wit, and cheesy special effects.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com
March 20, 2003
EVOLUTION is like a chemistry set experiment that could have gone horribly awry, but turns out just right . . . Duchovny and Jones have great buddy movie chemistry
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
January 8, 2003
Funny, but predictable and dumb.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
It's like Ghostbusters -- but with aliens! And guns! And no script!
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
August 22, 2002
This is one dumb sci-fi comedy that doesn't work in either genre.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
August 2, 2002
Duchovny and Jones play off each other with excellent comic timing.
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
June 9, 2002
While "Evolution" is generally fun to watch -- it would be a perfect choice for a Saturday afternoon when you feel like shifting your brain into low gear -- it's not nearly the joyride the filmmakers obviously wanted so badly for it to be.
Collin Souter
eFilmCritic.com
April 19, 2002
A comedy that can't walk erect. Please, Reitman, evolve already.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Larry Carroll
Countingdown.com
April 16, 2002
As far as rip-offs go, "Evolution" is a pretty good one.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies
February 26, 2002
The jokes lack punch lines or appropriate setup.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 15, 2002
La carrera de Reitman ha entrado en un estado de involución del que no se ve una pronta recuperación.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
December 22, 2001
...a big-budget bomb...that failed to evolve.
| Original Score: 4/10
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
November 13, 2001
Once again, the overblown and ultimately uninvolving special effects overshadow some actors working pretty damn hard.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
October 27, 2001
It is deeply boring, blindly paced, and humiliating for me, who had nothing to do with it.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
October 24, 2001
Two decades ago, this would have been a great movie. Now, it's just another round of leftovers.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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