75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie is, in short, your money's worth, better than we expect, more fun than we deserve.
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Not woeful, not wonderful, merely watchable.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Brought to the screen with a mix of jaunty humor and jagged violence that should have worked more effectively than it does.
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
It's an adequate superhero yarn, but, hopefully, it's not the best of the burgeoning genre that 2003 has to offer.
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It isn't a great film, or even a greatly original one. Still, it has many grace notes, and interesting oddities.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Daredevil the movie strains itself trying to catch up with Sam Raimi's web-slinging megasmash. It's a faceless copy, right down to the muscle-rock groaning on the soundtrack.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The film is at its worst, however, when Daredevil takes over. That's partly because Affleck, a handsome fellow with possibly the most inert film presence of any actor since Sonny Tufts, looks ridiculous in Daredevil's red leather pantsuit and horned mask.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Daredevil is the sort of half-assed, visually lackadaisical potboiler that makes you rue the day that comic-book franchises ever took over Hollywood.
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38

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Kevin Smith shows up briefly as a lab technician in the miserable Daredevil, and that's a pity. This is a movie that desperately needs the presence of Smith's trademark sidekicks Jay and Silent Bob, with Smith as Bob, ragging worse than ever on his old pal Ben Affleck.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
An action blockbuster that's one of the biggest misfires in its genre since "Godzilla."
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42 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.