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Lake Placid Reviews

December 13, 2014
The whole movie's a giant croc.
Top Critic
April 25, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Has an easygoing sense of fun, along with one of the more memorable movie monsters of recent years.
January 1, 2000
A funny film!
January 1, 2000
Lake Placid isn't so bad that it's good; it's so bad that it's really bad.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
Pullman once made a career playing bumbling idiots, but now he seems to play only dashing leading men. He was better at bumblers.
January 1, 2000
What's missing here is Mr. Kelley's stock in trade - a three-act script with snappy dialogue.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
A genial, if grisly, example of the hallowed summertime genre.
January 1, 2000
Laughably stupid, only fitfully scary.
January 1, 2000
Lake Placid combines humor and thrills with remarkable deftness.
January 1, 2000
The funniest film of the summer!
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
There's a special look that actors get - avid yet resigned - when the movie they're starring in is so bad it practically billboards their stalled careers.
Full Review | Original Score: D
January 1, 2000
Dull, jokey, and insubstantial!
January 1, 2000
Ludicrous premise and slim thrills!
January 1, 2000
This is just a variant on ten thousand other huge-creature-tryin'-to-kill-me movies.
January 1, 2000
Lake Placid could easily have been made as a PG-13 movie, or perhaps even a PG. But the better to tempt teen-age audiences, it talks its way into an R.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
A talky, marginally entertaining monster movie.
January 1, 2000
An almost mystifyingly bad movie!