Monster Hunter

critic Reviews

, 46% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • Monster Hunter is mostly a mindless blur of action, held together by the slenderest threads of dialogue and plot -- and exactly what many viewers will be looking for.
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    Jake WilsonThe Age (Australia)
    What does merit taking seriously is the screen presence of Jovovich -- an action icon easily up there with Keanu Reeves, in some respects her male equivalent.
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    Sara Michelle FettersMovieFreak.com
    Monster Hunter is exactly what you think it is going to be, nothing more, and certainly nothing less, and I'm okay with that.
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    Jeannette CatsoulisNew York Times
    We're left to process a Post-it-sized plot, numbing fight sequences and dialogue along the lines of "My God!" and "Aargh!"
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    Bilge EbiriNew York Magazine/Vulture
    Monster Hunter is so unapologetically itself, it warms your heart.
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    Richard WhittakerAustin Chronicle
    It's the formless slog you've come to expect from Anderson, and if you're OK with that then Monster Hunter is definitely worth tracking down.
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    Adam GrahamDetroit News
    It's not self-aware enough to qualify as camp, or self-satisfied enough to be smug. It simply aims low and delivers, and right now, that's enough.
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    James MarshSouth China Morning Post
    The film's overall visual aesthetic is a confused and derivative hodgepodge, and audience enjoyment will depend upon their affection for the over-saturated genre.
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    Sarah WardConcrete Playground
    Too bland to be entertaining in a mindless, ridiculous way, and just meandering and monotonous in general.
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    Tim BraytonAlternate Ending
    A very good movie on its own terms. Which are maybe not the same terms as other movies.
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    Randall KingWinnipeg Free Press
    Anderson takes pains to connect the game premise to the real world.
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