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The Count of Monte Cristo Reviews

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December 28, 2010
A thoroughly enjoyable movie for older kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 29, 2009
This is visually stunning and a masterpiece.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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June 24, 2006
A preposterous, expansive and self-conscious attempt to resurrect the historical spectacular.
December 6, 2004
Where Gladiator failed to give an adequate sense of how its hero grew and what he learned during his trials. ... Monte Cristo, on the other hand, takes its time.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 7, 2004
Strong supporting performances, from Harris in particular, help make up for the uneven performances of the two leads ...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 8, 2003
You know you're in for a good ol' popcorn-munching time when the movie's tagline is a bad pun on the title of a piece of fine literature.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
April 29, 2003
While many would rightfully question why there is need for another take on Alexander Dumas' treasure, Reynolds has made a decent job of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 19, 2003
Dumas Lite: Less filling, still tastes pretty good
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 23, 2003
Apesar de algumas alterações lamentáveis com relação ao livro de Alexandre Dumas, o filme é interessante e se beneficia das atuações de Caviezel e Pearce.
| Original Score: 3/5
February 8, 2003
...A straightforward and beautifully accoutered period piece, rife with technical authenticity and eye-pleasing production values.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 29, 2003
Dumas would feel insulted that the characters he breathed life into were no more than charicatures prancing across the screen in a period action film.
| Original Score: 2/4
December 29, 2002
... in a marketplace littered with films that studios have unloaded to make a buck or two... "The Count of Monte Cristo" stands out like a treasure chest half-buried in the sand.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 15, 2002
Will not top anyone's list of great literary adaptations, but it qualifies nonetheless as a swashbuckling guilty pleasure.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 15, 2002
This feature is about as necessary as a hole in the head
September 2, 2002
...everything a good, old-fashioned adventure story should be: daring, flamboyant, exciting, heroic, and supremely romantic.
Read More | Original Score: 8/10
August 29, 2002
Kevin Reynolds's telling of the Alexandre Dumas classic delightfully evokes the halcyon days of screen swashbucklers.
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August 12, 2002
It's extremely well-made, even though all the guts have been sucked out in an attempt to make it politically correct.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
July 20, 2002
A big, vacuous, sometimes exciting glamour-puss of a movie.
June 13, 2002
Opulent Parisian mansions, gorgeous Napoleonic era costumes, and artistic cinematography wowed me almost as much as those dynamic performances by Jim Caviezel and Guy Pearce.
June 11, 2002
Ofrece una buena oportunidad de cultura (aunque sea condensada) que bien vale la pena aprovechar.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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