Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Reviews

  • Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    • Genre : Fantasy
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : PG
    • Duration : 120 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : Fox 2000 Pictures
    • Official Site : http://www.percyjacksonthemovie.com/
    • Reviews Rate
      Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.

    • Readers Rate
      5 of 5

Movie Reviews

  • While it won't kill any brain cells, it is unlikely to enter the pantheon of epic screen adventures
    2.5 of 4 by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer ]
  • technically polished, spirited, well intentioned but curiously lacking in magic
    2.5 of 4 by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune ]
  • rather lightweight action movie entertaining
    3 of 5 by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall ]
  • mostly a reasonable distraction for bored kids, but also a reminder that the source material is almost always more flavorful and fulfilling than derivative work
    Review rate : C- by Tasha Robinson [A.V. Club ]
  • Kids may well enjoy the adventures of "The Lightning Thief" on screen
    2 of 4 by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times ]
  • it's more fun than you might expect
    2 of 4 by Jeff Vice [Deseret News ]
  • isn't electric, but it generates some spark when it varies the Grecian formula
    2.5 of 4 by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch ]
  • an entertaining, well made family adventure with a strong central premise that has a lot of franchise potential
    3 of 5 by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon ]
  • a perfectly palatable movie in its own right
    3.5 of 5 by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic ]
  • a fun, Saturday-matinee adventure
    3 of 4 by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger ]
  • 3 of 5 Reviewed by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com ]
  • 3 of 5 Reviewed by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News ]
  • 2.5 of 4 Reviewed by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald ]
  • 2 of 4 Reviewed by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe ]
  • 1 of 4 Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine ]
  • Reviewed by Amy Biancolli [San Francisco Chronicle ]
  • Reviewed by Stephen Holden [NY Times ]

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