The Da Vinci Code Reviews

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February 12, 2020
Exaggerated and absurd at all levels. [Full Review in Spanish]
November 19, 2019
An entertaining thriller with a solid cast and some genuinely intriguing moments.
August 31, 2019
The failures of Howard's performance does not ruin an unstoppable entertainment that does not give rest and that takes the viewer on a journey in perpetual motion. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 5, 2019
The book was better.
February 9, 2011
December 15, 2009
The exposition is actually the best and most valuable part of the film
April 19, 2007
A great film to look at and Salvatore Totino's cinematography is pitch-perfect.
March 1, 2007
A mystery thriller that entertains.
December 13, 2006
Whatever your beliefs, "The Da Vinci Code" is a film to be seen and, more importantly, discussed.
August 14, 2006
Does what a good film adaptation should do: Illustrate the best parts of its source material and still manage to make a highly enjoyable film for the uninitiated.
July 27, 2006
The movie version is so faithful to Dan Brown's hit book it should come with a dust jacket ...
June 13, 2006
It still had the necessary element of Encyclopedia Brown cerebellus-ex-machina, but it was visually interesting and didn't slow down the action with book-digging%u2026they made the film well, they just took the path of least resistance, and for that I can
June 3, 2006
If you take this stuff seriously, one way or another, you're sure to be duped. You've got to hand it to Mr. Brown: So dark the con of man, indeed.
June 1, 2006
For once we have a thriller that is 90% idea and 10% action rather than the other way around.
May 27, 2006
Clipped at the wings in Howard's adaptation is a rich pagaent of esoteric knowledge and French history. Beneath every calling card is a better, truer story... the information is out there in the public domain for modern tropes, however twisted.
May 27, 2006
So Dan Brown isn't Umberto Eco, and The Da Vinci Code can't hold a rosebud to Citizen Kane. Howard still plays by the book closely enough to entertain fans and the uninitiated alike.
May 27, 2006
The Da Vinci Code succeeds as a popcorn film.
May 25, 2006
... it is fun to imagine that there is a thread of truth to The Da Vinci Code's speculation about a conspiracy to conceal the true role of women in Christianity ...
May 24, 2006
... a first-rate thriller ...
May 24, 2006
On its own cinematic terms, it's a moderately entertaining ride, sort of like the Nicolas Cage hit National Treasure only done with more style and a more respectable cast.
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