The Day After Tomorrow Synopsis
A climatologist tries to locate his son after global warming leads to worldwide natural disasters.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Despite the clunky bits, "Tomorrow" still manages to deliver the blockbuster goods.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The spectacle, which is colossal and at times staggering to behold, begins within two minutes of the fade-in and keeps coming until the...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Yes, the movie is profoundly silly. What surprised me is that it's also very scary. The special effects are on such an awesome scale that...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Never mind the cool, convincing effects (and they are cool), The Day After Tomorrow teems with illogical action, improbable coincidences....
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A decent disaster pic comes down to the handful of colorful individuals who will live (or, depending on the prominence of their billing,...
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Emmerich does know his way around an action scene -- there's an exciting sequence in which Sam and his buddies run from wolves while...
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Really bad movies can be fun, and the dialogue here often attains a level of joyful inanity.
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Packed with digs at Bush-Cheney that even Democrats could find heavy-handed, the movie's lumbering approach reminds us that, OK, Emmerich...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Seldom has grandeur struggled so mightily, and fruitlessly, with rampant goofiness.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Don't ask whether or not you should take The Day After Tomorrow seriously. Don't take it at all.
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Awesome!

By panther96
A terrific sci-fi/action flick. I love the special effects. One of my favorite movies!...

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Theater...

Five Word Review

By critcallyme
world-wide natural disaster with-great affects...

Wow! Intense and crazy!!!

By snakesayan92
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SO-SO

By foxyjo123
IT WAS ALIGHT....

awesome effect

By vertylex
well i should say that the storyline is just so-so , sth bad happen , that gone again . without any particular purpose . but , the effect was really awesome . felt like you're really in to it ....

awesome

By thompson_0920
This movie is awesome....

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Rated PG-13 | For intense situations of peril
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Some cool special effects...that's about it.
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