10,000 B.C. Synopsis
A young mammoth hunter journeys through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Emmerich has no time for poetry or magic, even when the director and his digital wizards (here doing wildly variable work) are trying to...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
As one might expect, there are campy moments and far too much reliance on God-like interventions in the affairs of early man. Less expected...
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63

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Too dumb to take seriously, but just silly enough to be sort of fun.
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Tedious, ludicrous and harmless glimpse of the dawn of civilization.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Within a few minutes into the ponderous prehistoric pseudo-epic that is 10,000 B.C., you find yourself longing for George of the Jungle to...
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25

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
So, yea, it is a stinker. But it is prophesied that in six months time you shall come across 10,000 B.C.’ in the land of Pay-Per-View. And...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Completely ridiculous, but fun to look at.
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Call it "Apocalypto" for pussies -- a PG-13 rating, puh-leese! -- or prehistory for peabrains. Just don’t call it friendo. 10,000 B.C. will...
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Neither grand enough to be impressive nor antic enough to be charming, the movie settles for bland and frantic, climaxing in a showdown...
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25

New York Daily News

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10,000 B.C. tries, but never catches fire.
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Oh Nooooo.........

By movie_junkie68
I was looking forward to this movie. The previews were spectacular. Finally, Saturday came and I was on my way to the theater full of excitment and expectation. Flash forward 2 hours later; as I...

GREAT ADVENTURE - GOOD STORY!

By MOVIES REVIEWER
JUST SAW THE FREE PRESS PREVIEW OF THIS ENTERTAINING MOVIE. GREAT!!! A WELL-CRAFTED COMING-OF-AGE TALE OF A YOUNG HUNTER ON HIS JOURNEY TO MANHOOD AND EVENTUALLY BECOMING A WARRIOR AND LEADER OF...

10,000 B.C.E.

By Phoenix88
This is a shocking letdown. How could the directer be so careless with the history? Pyramids weren't built until 7000 to 6000 years later. MAMMOTHS roam in COLD, I REPEAT COLD, conditions. Though at...

People who write negative reviews were misled by the trailer

By Moviecritic2008
The trailer of this film led to high expectations for most people who saw this film. Everybody who saw the trailer expected a summer blockbuster when they got a decent film. The whole point of the...

Good entertainment if you have no expectations

By luvdatenites
I chose not to read any of the reviews. I had no expectations, just saw a few previews. I liked it. It was suspenseful and exciting. The beginning started off a bit corny but ended up rolling into an...

10,000 BC?

By AnDoggXtort
I think this movie is not to be taken too seriously...especially for Bible boy and the other guy. Correction the world is not 6,000 years old it is 4.5 Billion years old read another book. lol Also...

Funny By Accident

By Zeke Rockwell
Ok... so take Clan of the Cave Bear... Have them speak english. Add a touch of really bad Jurrasic Park dinosaurs. Oh and and smidge of Stargate what with the pyramids and all. Funniest line in the...

10,000 Reasons Why This Is a Fun Movie

By Eyezenstine
Well, actually, not 10,000 reasons, just a few. It's fun. It's a fully imagined, alternate history movie. It looks great. The special effects are good. There are characters you care about. You get to...

looks phenominal

By RangerMatt
i realize that this is for Reviews but i'm impressed that someone had the desire to put something like this together. Very interesting and provocative idea. Finally a movie comes out of hollywood...

I would...

By MeiganF
Highly reccomend this movie...Yes some of the story line is a little unbelievable...But the movie had me wanting more and the ending was great! Now a days some movies leave you hanging but not this...

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Rated PG-13 | For sequences of intense action and violence
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 12+ Violent, poorly conceived prehistoric action.
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