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Journey to the Center of the Earth Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    57

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Not so much a movie as an amusement park ride.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Surprising as it may be, given an unpromising trailer, the 3D update of Jules Verne's Journey to the Center of the Earth turns out to be perfectly charming as well as predictably eye-popping.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    This first feature by veteran visual effects supervisor Eric Brevig has its transporting, if benign, charms.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Journey is just the new version of a 1950s comin'-at-ya roller coaster, with a tape measure, trilobite antennae, and giant snapping piranha thrust at the audience.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    You don't believe a second of it, but it's easy to enjoy, partly because of the casting of all three leads.

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