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Howard the Duck Reviews

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July 29, 2016
A fun and fast paced piece of eighties schlock...
July 9, 2014
Reservations aside, it's hard to fault the tongue-in-bill high spirits of a movie like Howard the Duck.
February 22, 2004
Okay, so I liked it. I'm one of five people on the planet. Sue me, all right?
| Original Score: 3/5
August 1, 2003
Not as bad as you've heard. Just a silly sci-fi adventure.
| Original Score: 3/5
May 25, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
March 7, 2003
Underrated - it was supposed to be bad!
| Original Score: 3/5
December 7, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
June 18, 2016
The first big-screen adaptation of a Marvel comic book makes their subsequent films seem like the flowers that bloom beneath a heavy load of dense fertilizer.
July 4, 2015
The best to cling to is that some of the elements are merely insipid and not actively rancid.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
July 9, 2014
In duck talk, it's a quacker -- noisy and shrill.
July 9, 2014
The sad fact is that the duck gets lost in what becomes a special effects film suspiciously reminiscent of Ghostbusters.
July 9, 2014
In the absence of anything resembling structure, character, point of view or sense of purpose, there is no place else for this empty project to go.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
July 9, 2014
What can you say about a comedy in which the biggest laugh is in the end credits?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 9, 2014
As the film shifts from drab, duck-out-of-water comedy to madcap chase caper, things modestly improve.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
July 9, 2014
Marvel Comics meets George Lucas's Industrial Light and Magic, and an uneasy, bland alliance it is, too.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
July 9, 2014
For all those who cottoned to the charm of the comic books, the duck stops here.
July 9, 2014
If you want to know why grown-ups don't go to the movies anymore, try suffering through this ludicrous curiosity.
July 9, 2014
The movie is too scuzzy to beguile children, too infantile to appeal to adults.
January 16, 2013
Who was this stupid film made for?
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
July 6, 2010
As bad as you've heard. Actually, it's worse.
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