Les aventures extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec (The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec)
Les aventures extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec (The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec) (2010)

Luc Besson directs this big-screen adaptation of the graphic novel The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec. The movie stars Louise Bourgoin as the title character, an independent-minded writer who becomes embroiled in a mystery… More

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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cath Clarke
Time Out

It all plays on one note of droll flippancy, which, while pleasingly mordant, is all style and very little substance.

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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

Visually impressive old-school fun, anchored by a charmingly confident performance from Louise Bourgoin.

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Philip French
Guardian

It is a pleasure to look at, but the performances are heavy-handed rather than pleasantly stylised and the whimsy over-abundant.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

This is what comic-book movies look like when they're not blown up into $200 million monstrosities: friendly and eldritch and kinda cosy even in the middle of outrageous escapades.

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Dustin Putman
TheFilmFile.com

[Blu-ray Review] It's got first-rate, photorealistic CGI effects, fine period art direction and costumes, and features an irresistible lead performance.

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express

Children will undoubtedly delight in this juvenile cartoonish caper.

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Noel Murray
The Dissolve

The film lacks the more corrosive aspects of [Jacques] Tardi's work, but Besson replaces it with something that gives the story a larger shape and meaning.

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Alistair Harkness
Scotsman

A spirited, if chaotic, fantasy adventure that pilfers the best bits from Indiana Jones and gives them a distinctly Gallic flavour.

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Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

The plot, is frankly, completely barmy but it's directed with panache and energy by Luc Besson and is good fun for the most part.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Jens S.
Uninspired, with odd attempts of humor and an unlikable heroine, this adventure wants to be a French Indiana Jones but fails on pretty much every level. Even… More
Jan Marc Macababayao
The Extraordinary Adventures Of Adèle Blanc-Sec follows Adèle, a writer on an adventure to discover ancient Egyptian medicine technology to remedy a sister.… More
Greg S
In 1911, novelist and adventuress Adele Blanc-Sec seeks an ancient Egyptian cure to bring her twin sister out of her coma. Luc Besson's attempt to make an… More
Luke Baldock
A charming and frantic farce by Besson. Based on a series of French comics, The Extroadinary Adventures Of Adele Blanc-Sec is a French version of Indiana Jones,… More
JY Skacto
Using Jacques Tardi's comic book series as his basis, Luc Besson conjures up <i>The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec</i>.<p>As… More
Walter M.
Adele Blanc-Sec(Louise Bourgoin) has just bested intransigent camels and Professor Dieuleveult(Mathieu Amalric) to obtain a priceless mummy in Egypt. On her… More