Mortdecai
Mortdecai (2015)

Juggling some angry Russians, the British Mi5, his impossibly leggy wife and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) must traverse the globe armed only with his good looks and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 12, 2015
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Critic Score: 13% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Aggressively strange and willfully unfunny, the misguided Mortdecai sounds a frightfully low note in Johnny Depp's post-Pirates filmography.

Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

With art-heist caper Mortdecai, Johnny Depp tries his darnedest to start a kooky Austin Powers-like franchise with a side of bumbling Insp. Clouseau. But dash it all if it isn't a crashing bore, old bean.

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Leah Greenblatt
Entertainment Weekly

Go if you're a raging Anglophile with an afternoon to burn or you just love Depp, even at his hammiest. Otherwise, don't point this thing at you.

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Kyle Anderson
Nerdist

He's a character of a bygone age of literature and film plopped down into this time and place but with no realization that anything is different. All in all, you could certainly do a lot worse for a January release.

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Alex Pappademas
Grantland

Mortdecai isn't particularly funny, but it's also not the Pistachio Disguisey 2015 train wreck the Internet has spent the last few months anticipating. It's brainless, but it's painless.

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Liz Braun
Toronto Sun

The humour is puerile and idiotic, but you may laugh out loud in spite of yourself -- especially if you're familiar with the Carry On movies or the original Pink Panther.

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Norman Wilner
NOW Toronto

I have seen worse films, but I'm not sure I've seen a worse performance. And that's really saying something.

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Rafer Guzman
Newsday

Depp's strenuously unfunny performance turns a frivolous caper comedy into a grim death march to the closing credits.

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Amy Nicholson
L.A. Weekly

Daffy, dated, and precisely as intended.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A grueling, embarrassing vanity vehicle...

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Nate Zoebl
It's not going to be called conventionally appealing, or successfully funny, but Mortdecai is not exactly the colossal unwatchable bomb that critics… More
JY Skacto
David Koepp's Mortdecai isn't a smooth traverse around the continents; yet somehow manages to stay the course. Sporting nearly 110 minutes of… More
Kevin M. Williams
Imagine Blake Edwards Pink Panther series updated and starring the oh-so-cool Diana Rigg as a sleuth par excellance and Terry Thomas as her bumbling wannabe a… More
KJ Proulx
View my full thoughts here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9a2RuhW-0U Johnny Depp plays Johnny Depp once again, in a wacky and outlandish story that misses… More
Phil Hubbs
Far be it from me to jump hastily on the negativity bandwagon like some ravenous nitpicking whiny movie critic, but by Jove this movie is shit. Yet another… More
Aaron Neuwirth
Inspector Martland: What is that thing on your lip? At its best, Mortdecai is an adult-skewing drama that uses its big-name cast to its advantage, as everyone… More