75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
In every kids' picture, there are going to be sections that only kids will enjoy. Fortunately, 102 Dalmatians has enough for the adults, too.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The floating, flailing, flying puppies in the inspired opening credits of 102 Dalmatians set the tone for an adorable sequel to the live-action version of the famously spotted cartoon.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The kind of movie that is beyond criticism.
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
It is Close's performance that gives the movie its oomph and will leave adults with smiles as wide as the kids'.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Desmond Ryan
The film, which is amiable, undemanding family holiday entertainment, is more a tribute to the astonishing skills of the dog trainers than anything else.
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63

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Though 102 Dalmatians digs up little new ground and muzzles its villain, it does have a fetching sense of functional fun now and then.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Doesn't really seem necessary.
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50

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
It should come as no surprise that the dogs are as cute as caninely possible. But is it conceivable that, once you've seen 101 adorable dogs, 102 seems redundant?
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35

Mr. Showbiz

By Larry Terenzi
A film without mirth or magic.
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33

Entertainment Weekly

This sequel adds more insults and injuries that could traumatize little ones. Most frightening of all, the ending leaves the door open for ''103 Dalmatians,'' which would certainly constitute Cruella and unusual punishment.
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35 out of 100
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