The Flintstones
The Flintstones (1994)

The good (if not fully evolved) citizens of Bedrock make their way to the big screen in this live-action adaptation of the popular animated series of the 1960s. Fred Flintstone (John Goodman) and his best friend Barney Rubble (Rick Moranis)… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 16, 1999
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Critic Score: 21% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Caryn James
New York Times

While the movie may act like a madeleine for television-obsessed baby-boomers, it works even better as a colorful playland that will appeal to small children.

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Lucy Mohl
Film.com

It's a dull day in Bedrock.

Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

Someone, somewhere gave the keys to the kingdom to director Brian Levant, who's leaden ways with screen comedy are amplified in this unfunny, hyperactive translation of a property that's best served through animation.

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Washington Post

A $45 million design problem with 98 minutes of weak prehistoric jokes.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

Maybe it's because so many of the things they do in the movie are lifted directly from the show, but a lot of stuff seems stale.

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Paul Trandahl
Common Sense Media

Zany cave-age antics leaven too-serious plot.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Just watching it is fun. Following the plot is not so much fun.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

As Fred Flintstone might have put it: yabba-dabba-boo.

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Rory L. Aronsky
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Flixster Audience Score: 24% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
The Flintstones was one of those films that I really enjoyed when I was younger. Years later, however the film doesn't hold up. I found that despite the… More
Tim Salmons
I gotta be honest and say that I didn't even like this when I was a kid, but looking at it many years later, I'm kind of fascinated with it. I'm… More
Directors Cat
Not a good companion to the funny tv series. The plot and humour is its main flaw.
Gregory Dark
They did a great job re-creating the cartoon, but if I feel like I wana watch the Flintstones, Ill just space out for an hour before I take my morning… More
Melvin White
Barney Rubble: You know, Fred, I hear that eatin' too much red meat is bad for you. Fred Flintstone: What a load of bunk! My father ate it every day of… More
Wahida K
I like the Flintstones.

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