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Dungeons & Dragons Reviews

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
December 8, 2000
Without Irons' hamming, there wouldn't be much to chew on in this exasperatingly plotted mess.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
December 8, 2000
The disconnects are so strange that with a little more effort, they could have become a style.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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James Berardinelli
February 7, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
September 30, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
December 8, 2000
A low-rent, half-witted, too-late attempt to capitalize on the popularity of the game.
Eric D. Snider
December 7, 2000
This film is an all-you-can-eat buffet of bad acting, and Jeremy Irons is going back for seconds, chewing up the scenery with utter shamelessness.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
October 24, 2001
Dungeons & Dragons, a misbegotten exercise in abject incompetence, produces all the magic and fun of a slow root canal.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
September 22, 2012
I doubt anyone will be cosplaying as Snails anytime, soon.
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
June 21, 2002
Any dungeon master worth his 20-sided dice could have whipped up a better scenario.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
Rob Blackwelder
January 1, 2000
Dungeons and Dragons is the fantasy genre at its worst and will likely disgruntle even the most die-hard role-playing wonks.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Jeremiah Kipp
December 7, 2000
Fans of the role-playing game will be distressed as they see their beloved world contorted into a travesty.
| Original Score: 1/5
April 2, 2001
Decepcionante por donde quiera que se le vea
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
February 13, 2011
The movie reminded me of a trailer for a fantasy adventure, a highlights reel flashing by in pretty colors.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
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Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 6, 2000
The special effects range from good to kinda silly. The dialogue, unfortunately, is mostly silly.
| Original Score: C+
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A.O. Scott
New York Times
December 8, 2000
Consists of a barrage of poorly staged fight scenes and dialogue that not even Arnold Schwarzeneggar in Conan the Barbarian could bring himself to utter.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
December 8, 2000
This tacky-looking, incoherent, badly acted and hopelessly directed disaster is easily the dullest adventure film of 2000.
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
December 8, 2000
The Wayans role is a total cringe -- a cowardly and stupid nonstop talker who is easily manipulated by and wholly devoted to his mentally superior buddy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
December 8, 2000
Alas, much of the dialogue is the silliest sort of fantasy mush, and a good deal of the picture appears to have been shot while the lighting guys were out to lunch.
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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
December 8, 2000
The movie has the cheap software look of something found on the Space channel at 4 a.m.
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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
February 7, 2001
| Original Score: D
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
February 7, 2001
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
February 7, 2001
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
December 10, 2001
Susan Granger
January 1, 2000
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
May 22, 2003
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
February 7, 2001
Mark Angeli
Senses of Cinema
May 31, 2001
Marc Savlov
Anchorage Press
June 12, 2001
Alexander Walker
London Evening Standard
December 15, 2003
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail (UK)
December 15, 2003
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Ebert & Roeper
February 7, 2001

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
June 19, 2002

November 14, 2002
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AV Club
September 26, 2005
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
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