63

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
They may not have made another "Back to the Future," but to their credit, the makers of Clockstoppers don't patronize or underestimate their pre-teen audience nearly as much as has become customary.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie has been produced by Nickelodeon, and will no doubt satisfy its intended audience enormously. It does not cross over into the post-Nickelodeon universe.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The result is mixed bag, an intermittently pleasing but mostly routine effort.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
After the first hour, it starts to convince you that time really can stand still.
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50

Boston Globe

By Loren King
The film doesn't have enough innovation or pizazz to attract teenagers, and it lacks the novel charm that made ''Spy Kids'' a surprising winner with both adults and younger audiences.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Tries and winds up with a pleasant, if forgettable, romp of a film.
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
There's a scientific law to be discerned here that producers would be well to heed: Mediocre movies start to drag as soon as the action speeds up; when the explosions start, they fall to pieces.
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
With Clockstoppers, Frakes hobbles along with a high-concept film that doesn't live up to its potential.
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25

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
Not enough to keep Clockstoppers from turning viewers into clock-watchers.
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16

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Stops time, all right -- it stretches 94 minutes into something that begins to feel like infinity.
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40 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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