Joe Versus the Volcano - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Joe Versus the Volcano Reviews

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April 9, 2017
Playwright John Patrick Shanley made his movie directing debut with this defiantly strange, totally under-appreciated, yet completely wonderful romantic comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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
February 29, 2008
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 6, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
October 31, 2004
A more fascinating mess you'll never find.
| Original Score: 3/5
September 26, 2003
Excellent satire!
| Original Score: 4/5
December 11, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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.
August 29, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
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
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: F
June 29, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
June 6, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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