San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
A sly variation on the buddy movie.
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By William Arnold
The movie's problem is that it's a cartoon, offering no emotional involvement with its characters and no dramatic imperative.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A wild, wanton and wasteful western farce that's so overblown and underwritten it almost makes you cringe to watch it.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The quintessential cotton candy movie: It's pleasant, brightly colored and the minute it's done it's as though it were never there.
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San Francisco Examiner

By Walter Addiego
These pictures need a light touch and a lot of attitude, but this time you can hear heavy breathing in the background.
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By James Berardinelli
Wild Wild West isn't just a bad adaptation of a TV series; it's a bad film.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The fusion of cheekiness and deliberately overscaled fantasy never jells.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
The script by S.S. Wilson and Brent Maddock (Ghost Dad) is so jumbled and the direction so chaotic that it's often hard to tell what's going on -- where, when, and why.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
All concept and no content.
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Film Threat

By Ron Wells
Aside from the pesky problems of tone and lazy writing, the whole move is a little choppy.
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38 out of 100
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