Reign of Fire Synopsis
Two men (Christian Bale, Matthew McConaughey) fight dragons in post-apocalyptic London.
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By James Berardinelli
The fact that Reign of Fire does what it sets out to do is a cause for celebration amongst those who like special effects-laden action...
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63

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
The film delivers the goods, reptile-wise. Though the computer-generated villains look a bit clumsy at ground level, they're superb in the...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
This is quite enjoyable as creature features go, and Bale continues to demonstrate his curious under-the-radar appeal. As for McConaughey,...
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Chicago Tribune

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It's a decent, fast-moving and visually powerful summer action romp for the teenage demographic-the dragons are deliciously evil critters,...
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Clearly, nobody's going to win any awards for this, but maybe Bale and McConaughey knew what they were doing after all. The music is loud,...
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50

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Stops dead the second the monsters fall out of view. It doesn't help that the movie's post-apocalyptic future is of the unimaginative...
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Often incomprehensible (a combination of jumpy editing and lots of thick British Isles accents) and hardly ever entertaining - even...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The story doesn't clarify why the dragons hibernated for hundreds of years, nor why they awakened. Clearly, however, the filmmakers might...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
So what's not to like? There's the bad CGI, the choppy pacing, the comically intense acting, the repetition, the dullness and mostly the...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Truly awful.
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Rated PG-13 | For Intense Action Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Plodding sci-fi dragon disaster tale is OK for older kids.
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