The Rocketeer Reviews

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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.
June 1, 2011
Almost never takes thrilling flight.
July 16, 2010
Energetic, but the script is routine.
July 6, 2010
A piece of blandly enthusiastic, B-movie pulp.
April 18, 2007
The result is a movie that looks nice and moves along efficiently, but offers little reason for anyone to watch.
April 18, 2007
The whole thing is good-natured enough, but increasingly mechanical.
June 24, 2006
Neat idea, peachy visuals, but there ain't much else to grip the imagination.
November 6, 2005
October 9, 2005
August 20, 2005
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.
May 26, 2004
Headache inducing superhero nonsense.
January 7, 2004
May 19, 2003
February 18, 2003
The Rocka-who?
February 14, 2003
February 6, 2003
The clever use of historical figures like Howard Hughes and W.C. Fields is really the film's only highlight.
January 1, 2000
It's a humble little item, actually, easily digested and easily forgotten.
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.
January 1, 2000
Reaches for the skies but runs out of fuel.
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