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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II - The Secret of the Ooze Reviews

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August 6, 2014
This swindle of a sequel is so dim that it looks as if it were lit by candles.
January 1, 2000
Today's kids are learning from the Turtles that the world is a sinkhole of radioactive waste, that it's more reassuring to huddle together in sewers than take your chances competing at street level, and that individuality is dangerous. Cowabunga.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
August 6, 2014
The plot, as primitive as it is, still isn't very clear; it never acquires the spontaneity or the force of a true "story" but seems to exist mainly as a pretext for the familiar Ninja banter so beloved of the cult, as in "Cowabunga, dudes," and such forth
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 14, 2014
Hellbent on being innocuous, high-spirited fun, but it just comes off as shrill and shallow and dimwitted.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
June 19, 2016
Nostalgia lens aside, it's a pretty crummy follow up to the 1990 movie.
October 1, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
September 11, 2003
This one should have oozed out of the can before it got into any theaters.
| Original Score: 1/5
January 1, 2000
Didn't seem quite as good as the first -- at least, in terms of reproducing the atmosphere of the original.
June 6, 2001
Next time, if the Turtles really want to hurt 'em, they should call on Hammer.
July 6, 2010
Neither as fun nor as faithful to the spirit of the original comics. It's a bigger, slicker movie, but not a better one.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
August 6, 2014
More dialogue-heavy and somewhat less frenetic, this sequel is somewhat more to my own taste.
May 3, 2011
The Turtles return in this underwhelming sequel that generally fares about as well as its predecessor...
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
June 10, 2005
The sequel plays things very safe
| Original Score: 2/5
March 1, 2003
Not only insulting to your intelligence, but also harmful for children to watch.
Read More | Original Score: 31/100
August 2, 2003
For losers
| Original Score: 0/5
January 6, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
September 24, 2002
Dear God, why?
| Original Score: 0/5
November 28, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
If you're a kid, you're going to see it. If you're a parent you may have no choice.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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