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Beetlejuice Reviews

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January 2, 2011
Early Tim Burton is creepy, dark fun for tweens and teens.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 3, 2008
With its sophisticated yet accessible blend of comedy and the macabre, I knew Beetlejuice was likely to be one of those films I would never tire of. But a classic? It's been 20 years. I'm willing to throw that blue ribbon on it.
October 29, 2008
Quite possibly the most bizarre and flat-out surreal effort of Tim Burton's career...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 9, 2008
Tim Burton's imagination jumped into the saddle and held onto the bridle with Beetlejuice.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 7, 2008
...weird and unorthadox and innovative and clever, but the main thing is that it's funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
October 4, 2008
The character of Beetlejuice is hazy because the writers can never decide if he's a villain or an anti-hero...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 11, 2008
One of [Burton's] flat-out funniest films, with Michael Keaton giving a performance for the ages.
August 22, 2008
Beetlejuice means something good: that imaginative artists can bring a fading genre back from the dead.
August 22, 2008
A surreal, demented delight.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 22, 2008
A minor classic.
August 18, 2008
Darkly humorous and visually inventive, Burton's second film, which deservedly won the Makeup Oscar, fulfilled the promise he showed in his debut, launching a brilliant career with Batman and other original movies, many of which starring Johnny Depp.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
August 8, 2008
Luckily, Keaton pops up from his grave to liven things up when the antics pitting the good ghosts against the intruders become a trite cat & mouse game.
June 1, 2007
Very clever black comedy full of great characters and situations.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
Some of the most surprisingly enjoyable viewing in years.
March 30, 2005
a vehicle perfectly tailored for Burton's peculiar eye
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
November 8, 2004
funny and completely twisted
| Original Score: 3/5
August 7, 2004
An appealing mess.
November 18, 2003
The Movie with it all!
| Original Score: 3/5
October 31, 2003
Leave it to Tim Burton, with his affinity for the misunderstood monster, to be as sweet as he is funny, and not terribly scary, though that's part of his point...
August 15, 2003
Brilliant dark comedy
| Original Score: 4/5
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