10,000 B.C.
10,000 B.C. (2008)

A young outcast from a primitive tribe is forced to defend his people from a brutal onslaught in Independence Day director Roland Emmerich's fast-paced period adventure. Despite the fact that he is low man on the totem pole in his tribe… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 7, 2008
DVD Release Date: June 24, 2008
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: With attention strictly paid to style instead of substance, or historical accuracy, 10,000 B.C. is a visually impressive but narratively flimsy epic.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

It's a horrible movie.

Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

One part Joseph Campbell hero quest, one part multi-culti morality tale, one part live-action Flintstones cartoon, 10,000 B.C. is finally every part just plain nuts.

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Ali Gray

A lousier adventure movie you won't find this year: 10,000 B.C. belongs, if not back in the stone age, then at least back in the mid '90s, where this sort of mindless, effects-driven drivel is best left.

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Nigel Floyd
Time Out

Like the lumbering mammoths, it is plodding and dull.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

This much-delayed film cries out for consideration for Worst CGI, Most Annoying Narrator, Lamest Dialogue and Dumbest Action Hero.

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Ben Kenigsberg
Time Out Chicago

All [Emmerich] cares about is not being boring. On that level, he succeeds.

Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

Neither grand enough to be impressive nor antic enough to be charming, the movie settles for bland and frantic, climaxing in a showdown among decadent pyramid builders.

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Claudia Puig
USA Today

Even a cameo by Pauly Shore in Encino Man would liven up this bombastic bore.

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Chris Bumbray
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

One of the biggest problems with the film is the casting.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
I went in expecting less and a had a fun action packed ride. Was looking for a good fast action movie with nice effects and thats what I got.
Marc Lewis
If you're a 11 year old boy, you will probably love this movie. It has violence, special effects and a love intrest. That's all it takes to entertain… More
Phil Hubbs
This movie starts off on a bit of a bad foot in my opinion. We are introduced to a prehistoric tribe as they prepare to go hunting for woolly mammoths. No… More
Sophie Burgess
I really love this era and expected this to be a kind of realistic look at the era however it seems they've got a lot of their history wrong. I wasn't… More
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon13.gif[/img] This continues Roland Emmerich's mission to go through every type of action… More
Matt Goodman
That was terrible! Holy shit! Never have I seen something so.. STUPID. The dialogue makes no sense, the effects are fine, but everything else is complete and… More