The Count of Monte Cristo Reviews

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November 27, 2019
This is an old-fashioned swashbuckling adventure that's just plain fun.
November 20, 2019
...an admittedly irresistible premise for an old-fashioned adventure...
November 7, 2019
Far superior to the 1934 Robert Donat version, like the book itself, the 2002 version of Monte Cristo is certain to become a classic for the ages.
January 25, 2018
Kevin Reynolds, who hit it big with Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and then met a watery grave in Waterworld, directs this Count with unfussy efficiency. He has a grand villain in Guy Pearce.
December 28, 2010
A thoroughly enjoyable movie for older kids.
April 29, 2009
This is visually stunning and a masterpiece.
July 14, 2007
Top Critic
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.
January 7, 2004
Strong supporting performances, from Harris in particular, help make up for the uneven performances of the two leads ...
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.
May 20, 2003
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.
March 19, 2003
Dumas Lite: Less filling, still tastes pretty good
February 23, 2003
Apesar de algumas alteraes lamentveis com relao ao livro de Alexandre Dumas, o filme interessante e se beneficia das atuaes de Caviezel e Pearce.
February 8, 2003
...A straightforward and beautifully accoutered period piece, rife with technical authenticity and eye-pleasing production values.
February 2, 2003
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.
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.
December 17, 2002
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