Van Helsing Synopsis
A monster-hunter (Hugh Jackman) battles creatures in Transylvania.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
This creature feature is exhilarating fun, a richly designed and often quite funny re-exploration of the movie past.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Silly and spectacular, and fun.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Old monster movies were thrilling in a way that mingled terror, sexuality and a real preference for the monsters over their tormentors. Van...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The dashing Jackman plays his part well enough, but the script doesn't provide sufficient "Indiana Jones"-style bons mots to win us over.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
We haven't had a good Frankenstein, Dracula, or Wolf Man movie in a long time, so here's one where the whole gang shows up. One catch: It's...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Instead of paying homage to these creepy creatures of bygone Hollywood, Sommers seems to be unwittingly lampooning them. The first few...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Van Helsing, a fusion of eye candy and brain sputter, is a long, kinetic, yet dreary mess.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Here's a shrieking bore of a horror flick.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Nothing's alive in this trash-heap travesty of warm-weather entertainment, despite the frenetic pace.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Sommers film just lies there, weighted down by a complete lack of wit, artfulness and internal logic. So it's a disaster -- a big, loud,...
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Loved it

By morg14
It is a good vampire vs werewolf movie. I like the story behind it too. An the special effects are really cool too. I would totally see that again...

Eureka; garbage!

By CrowedScar
This movie was complete and utter crap. Don't even get me started on the flying vampire monkeys. It's only redeeming value was that it had Kate Beckinsale in it, and she posed as not much more than...

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By slimmarch
Love this movie, but wished he would have made some more...

Five Word Review

By critcallyme
good story combining several fictional-legends...

VAN HELSING..'darkly majestic

By Javajive
Love this action Horror flick VAN HELSING Starring Hugh Jackman, Kate Beckingsale and Richard Roxburgh whom was chillenly amazing as Count Dracula. Saw it about 4 or 5 times on the big screen and now...

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i love it super awsome!!!!!!!...

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Rated PG-13 | For Sensuality, Nonstop Creature Action Viol. and Frightening Images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says This is one vampire movie with bite.
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