The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Reviews

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April 29, 2009
A guilty pleasure from top to bottom
April 28, 2007
December 6, 2005
The problem with The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is the filmmakers tried to give everyone a main storyline and ended up diluting everything.
July 5, 2005
This one isn't for everyone, but it's still good in my book.
October 15, 2004
Just don't think too much between the super battles. This is, after all, very comic book.
February 8, 2004
League ... isn't a great movie, but it provides more fun that a lot of the other mediocre superhero movies ...
October 28, 2003
Its highly original and unusual premise deserves a much better treatment.
September 20, 2003
Highly flawed but still quite good fun.
July 23, 2003
Watching LXG is a lot like looking at a set of bad one-hour photos. Blurry, streaked, dark, and incoherent.
July 21, 2003
...I found the film to be charmingly fun.
July 20, 2003
Would have been much better with Darrell Hammond as Quatermain.
July 14, 2003
Every bit of this vastly entertaining production seems to be infused with the snap of real imagination. It's a wonderful piece of work.
July 14, 2003
The League of Extraordinary Gentleman is the most literate movie of the summer. How many summer movies reference Moby Dick and Around the World in 80 Days? Kids won't know the literature of Melville and Verne, but it sets the tone for
July 11, 2003
The film is decidedly more involving than [most of the other summer movie extravaganzas], holds more intriguingly original conceits, and--here's a refreshing change of pace--keeps its running time well below the two-hour mark.
July 11, 2003
A triumph of art direction.
July 11, 2003
Most studios aim for movies, particularly summer movies, that can be enjoyed by both kids and their parents. LXG can be enjoyed by children and ... their grandparents.
July 11, 2003
An entertaining special-effects action extravaganza based on an amusing premise
July 11, 2003
Works wonderfully as a popcorn picture.
July 11, 2003
All in all, just another summer's day at the multiplex. But the outlandish premise alone gives it a leg up on overly familiar scenarios about time-traveling robots, gamma radiation and the like.
July 11, 2003
Because it successfully marries great literary classics with contemporary comic books, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is in a summer movie league of its own.
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