The Rocketeer - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Rocketeer Reviews

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May 19, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
June 1, 2011
Almost never takes thrilling flight.
Full Review | Original Score: C
November 6, 2005
| Original Score: 0/5
April 18, 2007
The whole thing is good-natured enough, but increasingly mechanical.
February 6, 2003
The clever use of historical figures like Howard Hughes and W.C. Fields is really the film's only highlight.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
June 24, 2006
Neat idea, peachy visuals, but there ain't much else to grip the imagination.
January 1, 2000
Okay special effects, but the story tends to drag and ultimately the most interesting thing in it is sumptuous Jennifer Connelly's cleavage.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
December 27, 2011
While The Rocketeer never crashes, it's a bumpy ride of cartoonish characters, a flimsy plot and an overall sense of letdown.
February 18, 2003
The Rocka-who?
| Original Score: 1/5
February 14, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 7, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
May 26, 2004
Headache inducing superhero nonsense.
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
The problem with the film is that it is nothing more than an exercise in whimsical style. Nothing in the narrative is compelling. In place of a story we have antics.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
It's a humble little item, actually, easily digested and easily forgotten.
January 1, 2000
.. has its exciting and amusing moments, but on the whole is a disappointment.
August 30, 2004
Plenty of energy has gone into making this a bustling, visually clever film with an amusing late-1930's stylishness, but the purpose of such effort is uncertain.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
August 20, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 6, 2010
A piece of blandly enthusiastic, B-movie pulp.
Full Review | Original Score: C
January 1, 2000
Reaches for the skies but runs out of fuel.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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