Masters of the Universe Reviews

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June 16, 2020
The movie, whose only contribution to the genre is its recreation of famous characters, goes by unnoticed in front of our eyes without even provoking outright rejection. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 11, 2014
If not for the superb villainy of Frank Langella, who plays the evil Skeletor, Masters of the Universe would be as barren as an asteroid.
July 11, 2014
Everyone knows how the battles will turn out. It`s what`s between them that raises Masters Of The Universe ever so slightly above the mediocre.
July 11, 2014
With Masters of the Universe -- the latest numbskull entertainment from the creators of Castle Greyskull -- He-Man makes the transition from animation to live action. Taking a live actor along for the ride might have helped.
July 11, 2014
A misfiring, underdone epic that takes its inspiration not from life or literature, but from a toy line and the cartoon series it inspired.
July 11, 2014
It is exceedingly difficult to make convincing live-action versions of cult cartoon strips, and this big-screen version of the momentarily popular TV series is one of the least successful attempts.
July 11, 2014
If nothing else, we can probably thank Lundgren for ensuring that there will be no more Rambo movies in the near future because he has obviously depleted the world supply of body grease.
December 6, 2012
It is by no means a masterpiece, but it still possesses some keen schlock value for fans of eighties cinema.
May 13, 2008
The first film to be based on a line of toys, this might not be the last, but it'd take something awful to replace it as the worst.
May 13, 2008
There are some decent special effects, but overall it's about what you'd expect from a movie inspired by a line of toys.
May 13, 2008
The result is a colossal bore.
June 24, 2006
There are lots of flashes and bangs, but the effects are neither special nor camp enough to be more than vaguely amusing.
August 10, 2005
July 7, 2005
May 12, 2005
Goddard does a good job of bringing the characters to life....a treat for the fans
May 10, 2004
January 8, 2004
September 1, 2003
May 21, 2003
Their weapons make a Fourth of July sparkler show, but they almost never hit anybody.
November 7, 2002
Halfway through this live action version of the popular early 1980s kiddies TV show, I wondered what I had done wrong to deserve all this pain and suffering.
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