• Released
  • January 10, 2014
  • PG , 1 hr 38 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Family
  • 11 Fan Ratings
50

Slant Magazine

By R. Kurt Osenlund
The film gradually reveals a lot of unsavory motives, which ultimately deflate the buoyant virtues on which the film had blithely coasted.
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50

RogerEbert.com

Meh and double meh on this movie. That's my story and I'm sticking to it.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Boasting uncommonly handsome production values and a stellar cast, the awkwardly titled The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box nonetheless feels like a stillborn attempt at a franchise starter.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bruce Ingram
There simply isn’t a whole lot of excitement being generated in this lackluster family adventure, though it tries oh so very hard.
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50

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
After a decent if formulaic setup, the story bogs down in dull midsection intrigue, and helmer Jonathan Newman doesn’t deliver as much excitement as expected in the climactic stretch.
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
"The Misadventurer" is more like it.
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25

The Playlist

By Gabe Toro
For being a kids-centric film, the picture is relatively slow and joyless.
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41 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.