Darkman Reviews

September 7, 2011
March 28, 2010
Raimi isn't effective with his actors, and the dialogue lacks smart menace, but his canny visual sense carries many a scene.
Top Critic
June 4, 2007
Despite occasional silliness, Sam Raimi's Darkman has more wit, pathos and visual flamboyance than is usual in contemporary shockers.
June 4, 2007
Raimi's flair for jazzy visual effects and extravagant action sequences, combined with direction that's full of punch and energy, makes this the best pop roller-coaster ride around.
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
Wild, woolly and occasionally wondrous.
May 20, 2003
Darkman sustains mild interest throughout, but it never takes off, partly because a real-estate scam, gangland shootouts, city corruption and a love story clutter up the sad story of Westlake's strange mutation.
May 12, 2001
Raimi's live-action comic book aims to deliver scares spiked with laughs. That it does.
April 25, 2001
Director Sam Raimi weaves a fantasy world of exaggerated mayhem for Leeson to leap about in.
January 1, 2000
A frenetic funhouse ride that has you laughing and screaming at the same time.
January 1, 2000
A fiendishly stylish journey that links the classics of transfiguration to the terrors of our times.
January 1, 1990