50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Much of the dialogue is the silliest sort of fantasy mush, and a good deal of the picture appears to have been shot while the lighting guys were out to lunch.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The special effects work fine for minor acts of magic, but the climactic aerial dragon fight is lame, and most of the performances are at the level of high school plays.
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50

Miami Herald

By Charles Savage
A splashy, silly movie that inexplicably stars Jeremy Irons but will delight 10-year-old boys across the realm. Regrettably, the hordes of pre-adolescent boys it would have delighted most were that age 20 years ago.
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50

Boston Globe

A mildly entertaining but tepid extravaganza more suited to television than the big screen.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Malty brew of heroics and minutiae.
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Dungeons & Dragons looks like they threw away the game and photographed the box it came in.
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25

Baltimore Sun

The plot is as thin and confusing as it sounds.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The audience has already checked out, long before the formulaic finish.
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25

USA Today

By Staff [Not Credited]
Worst of all, Marlon Wayans' performance as a cowardly thief would have seemed in bad taste a half-century ago.
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25

Chicago Tribune

By John Petrakis
The sad truth is, I can say nothing to recommend this film.
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14 out of 100
Overwhelming dislike
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.