The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep Reviews

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January 7, 2008
[A] disappointing mixed bag.
December 20, 2007
It's a movie for kids, and I suppose they will like it well enough, its pedestrian story notwithstanding.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
December 24, 2007
an intriguing if incomplete experience
| Original Score: 3/5
December 24, 2007
It's a mess of a movie, too frightening for the wee ones and a sleeping pill for adults. It's childlike wonder blared at top volume and there's no need for such disorder to steal free time from your holiday season.
Full Review | Original Score: D
December 26, 2007
Not too hard to figure how it all ends up.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 12, 2007
The star of this Scottish fable, about the mythical Loch Ness monster, looks like a raw chicken breast with teeth when he hatches.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
December 26, 2007
The average 12-year-old will find it slow and predictable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
December 26, 2007
The Water Horse features an awkward combination of real-life drama and cutesy physical humor that never blends.
December 24, 2007
Spends too much time on dull shenanigans by military men and sound effects of the screech-knock-bang variety.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 20, 2007
Kids could go with the dino-pet theme pretty easily, and adults won't hate it, but the few E.T. moments do not excuse the predictability and choppiness found throughout the entire picture.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
December 21, 2007
By the end of the "The Water Horse" Russell's film has pretty much morphed into "Free Willy IV: Lassie Go Home."
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 14, 2008
Mal conseguindo ocultar o fato de ter sido claramente inspirado em "E.T.", é um filme terrivelmente irregular que traz personagens esquemáticos e um monstrinho tão "simpáticos" que jamais temos certeza se este irá devorar seu amigo humano ou não.
| Original Score: 2/5
December 26, 2007
...the film looks grand. A little too grand for the sappy proceedings.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 26, 2007
The Water Horse moves along at a dutiful clip, engaging us without transporting us.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 26, 2007
A tepid, CGI-enhanced family movie that should delight 6-year-olds with a lap full of popcorn.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 8, 2008
The Water Horse's fluctuation between wholesome kiddie flick, complete with silly humor, and dark fantasy/coming-of-age drama ultimately proves too unwieldy for the filmmakers to handle, causing the film to sink under the weight of all its well-meaning bu
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
November 24, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
December 13, 2007
Despite the occasionally charming or amusing moment, an air of familiarity hangs over the proceedings.
December 27, 2007
...a bit too calculated and reliant on special effects.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 29, 2008
The only reasons to stay awake are the nature porn shots of the Highlands impossibly green hills and gray skies, and a nimble bit performance by a bulldog named Churchill
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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