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Congo Reviews

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September 24, 2001
An anachronistic mess made of cliched characters and situations...
Full Review| Original Score: 2/10
February 13, 2001
The entire tone of the book has been transformed from tension to tongue-in-cheek with dismal results.
January 1, 2000
This is easily the worst filmed version of anything penned by the prolific author.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
A splendid example of a genre no longer much in fashion, the jungle adventure story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
A movie that appears to have been designed first as a future theme park, and then as a major motion-picture.
January 1, 2000
It's the first bomb of another endless summer of commercial Hollywood crap.
January 1, 2000
Suffers from a preposterous set-up and even more ludicrous plot developments.
January 1, 2000
In every frame, it aspires to be a theme park.
January 1, 2000
The least interesting adventure ever filmed.
January 1, 2000
Crichton novel [is] trivialized to the point of spoof.
January 1, 2000
Seriously dumbed-down version of the novel.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
If you have a highly developed sense of the absurd and an appreciation for movie clichés, then you'll find Congo a hoot.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
It suffocates you with one faux thrill after another.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
January 1, 2000
This is slick, big-budget Hollywood hokum at its most ridiculous.
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January 1, 2000
Marshall can't decide whether he's making a thriller or a laff-it-up lark.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
As you stand there with your $7, ask yourself, 'Do I really want to see a rubber gorilla smoke a cigar?' If necessary, ask yourself twice.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
In stupidity, this movie ranks up there among the greats.
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: D-
August 25, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 29, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
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