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Lake Placid Review

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

  • 2.0
    33

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 25

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    A bunch of IQ-challenged characters traipsing through a laughably bad scenario brought to life using silly dialogue, banal direction, and questionable special effects.

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  • 25

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Instead of rooting for Pullman and Fonda, we end up praying that the crocodile is hungry enough to put them out of their misery.

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  • 25

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The movie is pretty bad, all right. But it has a certain charm. It's so completely wrong-headed from beginning to end that it develops a doomed fascination.

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  • 25

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    An almost mystifyingly bad movie.

  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Andy Seiler

    Amusingly macabre. [16 July 1999]

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