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The Lawnmower Man Reviews

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April 1, 2014
The Lawnmower Man is a visually stunning and innovative sojourn into a world of computer science gone haywire.
April 1, 2014
As a visual adventure, The Lawnmower Man is great fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 1, 2014
The once eye-popping special effects are the real attraction of this science-fiction tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 26, 2009
Dazzling computer animation and special effects overcome The Lawnmower Man's mundane story.
March 10, 2005
High-Tec, High-Tense Fun....Slickly directed, Fittingly performed
| Original Score: 3/5
January 8, 2004
Cool effects, particularly for the time -- story could have used more logic, though.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 13, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
March 23, 2003
This is a pretty good science fiction film, although it is a little thin on the science and strays into metaphysical fantasies.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 25, 2002
Pierce as a kind dad in a fun pre-pubescent tale
| Original Score: 3/5
July 30, 2002
Fair thriller
| Original Score: 3/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Most of the way, this is pretty routine, predictable stuff. But the computer-animated special effects provide an undeniable "Wow!" factor.
January 1, 2000
If the plot is overly predictable -- and believe me, it is -- the computer graphics are spectacular.
Full Review | Original Score: +1 out of -4..+4
November 1, 2017
Its greatest assets are its dazzling video game special effects.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
October 18, 2017
Nowadays, The Lawnmower Man's cyberspace looks like a budget PlayStation 2 title.
June 19, 2017
The Lawnmower Man features an intriguing plot filled with some grand ideas, but thanks to a screenplay that throws all of that away in favor of a tonally-jarring and silly spectacle, we end up with a film whose full potential is never realized.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 1, 2014
The Lawnmower Man echoes Frankenstein and a zillion other noble-scientist-whose-experiment-goes-awry movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 1, 2014
Virtual reality aside, The Lawnmower Man suffers all the usual problems: the cliched story is further undermined by wooden performances, and the inevitable unhappy ending.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
April 1, 2014
The CG sequences have dated horrendously.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
April 1, 2014
The Lawnmower Man has it all -- melodramatic plot, bad acting, special effects that will undoubtedly seem cheesy in about five minutes and even a concluding sequence in which the usual lofty moral is voiced.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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