Hellboy Synopsis
The son (Ron Perlman) of the devil fights paranormal creatures.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A perfect fit in the category of instant classic, and, not incidentally, fits the profile of super-profitability. Bursting the bonds of its...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
One of those rare movies that's not only based on a comic book, but also feels like a comic book. It's vibrating with energy, and you can...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Hellboy may be a big, noisy goof of a comic-book action film, but love is in the dank, dark, subterranean air as the bulky red-hued palooka...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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The movie has a self- deprecating sense of humor and a strong emotional core that vaults it above most action movies that come out this...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Hellboy is on fire with scares and laughs and del Toro’s visionary dazzle. It’s the tenderness that comes as an unexpected bonus.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The film - despite being a half-hour too long - is a rocking, rolling supernatural spectacle.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Directed by Guillermo del Toro with a colorfully kinetic visual imagination that seldom lets up.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
So forget about taking anyone under 12. But if you want to see what a benign demon looks like when he's eating nachos and unwinding to Al...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Standard-issue superhero movie -- except that writer-director Guillermo del Toro, taking his cue from "Hellboy" comic book creator Mike...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Hellboy's cheeky attitude and snarky dialogue, specifically Perlman's snidely funny lines, are the highlights.
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Hellboy

By juanton100
This movie was actually better than I thought. I mean a red giant man, that's kind of crazy. Although he [is] thought to be a hero of some kind. So I guess I liked it more because of that. I also...

Hellboy Is Awesome

By MustBeIMAX
Hey guys. Sorry about my lack of the review of Hellboy II: The Golden Army. I meant to see it, but my weekend had more important stuff changed and I was thus unable to see it. So, it's not much, but...

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my hellboy review

By lord-o-movies
awsome movie cool, monsters cool make up effects i cant wait to see hellboy 2...

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Rated PG-13 | For Sci-Fi Action Violence and Frightening Scenes
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 12 & under Somewhat entertaining, but too scary for many.
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