Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (Kaubôi Bibappu: Tengoku no Tobira) Reviews

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April 4, 2003
With all due respect to Japanese animation fans and pop-culture enthusiasts, life may be just too short to plunge into the busy world of Cowboy Bebop.
April 4, 2003
Possesses the same peculiar blend of hard-edged violence and insufferable cuteness that has effectively kept anime underground in the States.
April 4, 2003
What starts off as something quite slick slowly devolves into something resembling a typically generic anime film. What a shame.
April 3, 2003
Can take its place among animated films unexceptional in their depiction of humans and among a long line of B-movies about small bands of mercenary heroes who save a world or city or town as filmgoers know it.
April 3, 2003
There are so many good ideas at the visual level that you can't help wishing the narrative elements had been more cleverly worked out.
January 15, 2003
Not only does this movie lack the addictive charm of the series, but it also stands as one of the most boring anime films I've ever had to endure.
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