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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Tim Holland
TV Guide's Movie Guide

An abysmal would-be comedy that sees the quickly falling star delivering a performance that's as hammy and unfunny as it is dull and embarrassing.

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Alex Pappademas

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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Amy Nicholson
L.A. Weekly

Daffy, dated, and precisely as intended.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

An overlong disaster...

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Rafer Guzman

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

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

Every time Depp gave a phlegmy little stammer and jauntily uttered lines like, "I say, old bean," I wanted to bop him on the same with a rotten tangerine.

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Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics

Johnny Depp as an updated Baron Munchausen.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
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
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JY Skacto
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Jeff Boam
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KJ Proulx
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