The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Synopsis
Figures from adventure literature try to stop a villain from turning nations against one another.
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Wall Street Journal

Succeeds the same way the original comic books did: by making the conflicts and dilemmas basic enough for a five-year-old, while giving the...
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ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
In a summer of high-octane action and testosterone-boosted thrills, this movie is out of its league.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It depicts the world of a century ago in a way that comments on the anxieties facing the world today, and it does so, at least for a while,...
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The movie is based on a 1999 series of comic books by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill, but the original tone of deadpan historical audacity...
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Having these characters interact is both the joke and raison d'etre of "League." Its story is beyond banal.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Has the distinction of being much dumber and pulpier than the comic book on which it's based -- the ink practically comes off on your...
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
The murkiest-looking movie since Ben Affleck's “Daredevil” and about as lacking in charm.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Nothing anchors the lighter-than-air story as it drifts away under the direction of Stephen Norrington ("Blade") into an FX stratosphere...
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Except for Connery, who is every inch the lion in winter, nothing here feels authentic.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Six guys and a gal who flatline on arrival. Easily the lamest action-adventure fantasy since “Wild Wild West.”
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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

By lumberjack0125
An entertaining movie that is a disappointment if you know the comic book source material. It's not a terrible movie but it's by no means great. It kept me entertained all the way through but it is...

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By Mr.Le-bow-ski
This was a great movie but I think I have seen it too many times. I would have given it a must go the first time I saw it but I have probably seen it 5 times. All the acting was really good I hope...

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