Joe Versus the Volcano - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Joe Versus the Volcano Reviews

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February 9, 2015
Like Woody Allen's filmmaking evolution played out in reverse: it starts as smart, existential black comedy and ends in broad, zany caricature.
September 19, 2012
Cult classic with smoking, kissing, stereotypes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 29, 2010
An overlooked gem.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 31, 2004
A more fascinating mess you'll never find.
| Original Score: 3/5
March 10, 2004
The unredeemable result of Hollywood's total capitulation to the Spielberg/Lucas aesthetic of the 80s.
Read More | Original Score: 0/5
September 26, 2003
Excellent satire!
| Original Score: 4/5
July 16, 2003
Somehow I can't hate this. Then again, I can't really like it, either.
| Original Score: 2/5
November 26, 2002
Joe's unfortunate prognosis and ensuing plight may be completely imagined, though his motivations and lessons are realistically applicable. Joe Versus the Volcano is a work meant to transcend, and it does so with poetic semblance.
September 5, 2002
An appealing film that defies simple categorisation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 31, 2002
A wild, weird, and wonderful adult fairy tale about a man who travels halfway around the world to discover why his life is still worth living.
July 26, 2002
Tom Hanks kneeling before the moon is one of the most moving moments in cinema. This is one of my favorite films.
| Original Score: 5/5
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: F
February 29, 2008
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 29, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
June 6, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 6, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
December 17, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
October 27, 2004
| Original Score: 1/5
May 17, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
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