Fantastic Four
Fantastic Four (2015)

FANTASTIC FOUR, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel's original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways.… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 7, 2015
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Dull and downbeat, this Fantastic Four proves a woefully misguided attempt to translate a classic comic series without the humor, joy, or colorful thrills that made it great.

Richard Roeper
Chicago Sun-Times

A lightweight and basically unnecessary attempt to once again bring some cinematic life to one of the lesser teams in the Marvel Universe.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

The special effects are cheesy, the acting perfunctory, the plotting pallid.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Creio já ser hora de o Cinema desistir de levar o Quarteto Fantástico para as telonas.

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Christy Lemire

Laughably cheesy, bordering on Zardoz levels of simplicity.

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Jocelyn Noveck
Associated Press

It's not wholesale terrible -- just depressingly mediocre, and at a certain point you sort of start wishing it WERE definitively terrible, because that would at least make it more entertaining or give it a certain strange raison d'etre.

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Jason Best
Movie Talk

The film drains the spark from four talented young actors with clunky dialogue and a crushingly dull narrative. The special effects aren't that special, either.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

If you would like to admire the awfulness of Fantastic Four without actually having to sit through it--or if you've already seen the movie and are still reeling from the experience--read on.

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Wesley Morris

The entire experience is shameful -- for us, for the filmmakers, for whoever at the studio had the job of creating the ads, in which the cast appear to be starring in hostage posters.

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Pete Hammond
Deadline Hollywood Daily

An epic fail in Hollywood's comic book movie universe this not-so-fantastic flop is so bad it could send the whole genre on a downward spiral. What a mess.

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Flixster Audience Score: 21% Flixster User Reviews
Aaron Neuwirth
The thing to keep in mind about Fantastic Four is that I am judging the movie as a whole. This is the movie that the studio decided was best for theatrical… More
KJ Proulx
The filmmakers had one job here, just to make it a more enjoyable film that the previous sub-par instalments, and after all this time, they should have had it… More
Nate Zoebl
Few movies have had such a prominent stink of negativity attached to them as Fox's Fantastic Four reboot, a movie that is already being considered amongst… More
Kase Vollebregt
Trank's (not Trank's?) 'Fantastic Four' plods along well enough for 45 minutes, but then the script completely devolves into a mess of… More
Kevin M. Williams
These guys are not getting a lot of love currently in the big ole goshdarned media machine lately but there are some good points here, one of which is that this… More
Mark Hobin
Fantastic Four is a mixed bag in 3 parts. For sections one and two, the script prioritizes character development. It probes the entanglements of their… More