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Congo Reviews

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J. Olson
Cinemixtape
April 9, 2016
A goofy mess whose screws aren't loose, but missing entirely.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
September 21, 2014
I love it because it's good, and yet so bad it's good.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
October 18, 2008
It's fairly ridiculous (the apes are clearly people in suits), but it's light and brisk and fun, with a nice open-air feel.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 17, 2008
Revel in the sheer insanity and unique humor of this cracking jungle adventure.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
August 25, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Staci Layne Wilson
StaciWilson.com
December 31, 2004
No comparison to the book, but not bad for a chuckle. Harmless fun with primate puppets.
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
November 18, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Fred Topel
About.com
December 28, 2003
Not bad adventure, nothing special, but not bad
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
A lighthearted, good old-fashioned jungle adventure.
| Original Score: 3/4
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
March 23, 2003
If you want to dwell on details, you won't like this film, but if you just sit back and relax and try not to be crabby, it is a lot of fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
A splendid example of a genre no longer much in fashion, the jungle adventure story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
July 17, 2014
You'd be hard-pressed to come up with a movie that ticks more of the boxes for a perfect storm of So Bad It's Perfect.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: D-
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Brian Lowry
Variety
June 17, 2008
Feels as if the picture were edited to leave the action sequences in while removing any connecting material that might have helped them make sense.

TV Guide
June 17, 2008
A second-rate jungle adventure that delivers far less than it promises.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
JoBlo
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
May 12, 2006
Not the worst adventure flick that I've ever seen, but far from a great one either.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
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Stephen Garrett
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Dreadfully muddled, but mildly diverting.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 29, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Clint Morris
Moviehole
May 12, 2005
rubbish
| Original Score: 1/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
September 17, 2004
A completely unintentional laugh riot and, in that sense, top-drawer Crichton.
| Original Score: 0/5
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