The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
An engrossing mix of atmospheric gothic horror and smart sci-fi that's cemented by intriguing mythology, terrific visual effects, a dry sense of humor and an ideally cast Keanu Reeves.
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By Aaron Hillis
Listen up, fanboys and enthusaiasts of sophisticated visual wizardry: this theological noir-horror actioner-a stand-alone, rapturous good time-craftily and accurately captures the straight-faced camp, wry wit and episodic structure of its source material.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Flipping his cigarette lighter and snapping deadpan retorts, Reeves plays the demon-hunting detective with Keanu-esque panache.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The choice for the uninitiated is simple: Take the ride for its fitful thrills and dark elements, or just say the hell with it.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
One thing's clear: R.J. Reynolds won't be showing Constantine at the company picnic any time soon.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The movie is ornate, arbitrary, and fetishistic, too, with the added challenge of being hell to follow for those without access to crib notes. Intellectually, I can admire the emphasis on visual style over plot clarity.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
For all its spiritual angst, Constantine is about as silly as fantasies get.
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
Couldn't be murkier or less emotionally involving if it were "The Matrix 8," a natural observation because Keanu Reeves stars in both.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Constantine is yet another studio extravaganza that's all aswirl with atmospherics, though empty at its center. The invasion of the soul snatchers proceeds apace.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The movie isn't hellish, because there's always hope of leaving it. It's more like purgatory, two whole hours of it.
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50 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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