The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

Based on the comic book miniseries by Alan Moore, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen takes place in an alternate universe where the characters of several literary classics exist in reality. As if that weren't enough, they've been… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 11, 2003
DVD Release Date: December 16, 2003
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Just ordinary. LXG is a great premise ruined by poor execution.

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

A stiff.

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Ed Park
Village Voice

Even if, per Wilde, all art is quite useless, it need not be quite as useless as this.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Enough deaths here for a more restrictive rating.

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Derek Adams
Time Out

... the effects and sets are marvellously fantastical and there are one or two neat comical allusions to the heroes' literary roots. But where's the excitement, the thrills, the tension, the style?

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

This film is odd, loud, unintentionally funny and quite awful.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A guilty pleasure from top to bottom

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Charles Taylor

Despite Sean Connery and some impressive 19th century gloom, this big-screen translation of Alan Moore's culty comic-book series falls to earth with an incoherent splat.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

This isn't a blend of modern and classic so much as a collision.

Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

Without a strong, juicy villain -- one that we love to hate -- the film lacks an important ingredient.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
JY Skacto
Stemming from a highly intriguing concept from Alan Moore's graphic novel, Stephen Norrington assembles <i>The League of Extraordinary… More
Jason Robinson
I really really wanted to like this movie, but somehow it turned out super-boring, kind of confusing , and poorly held together.
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Conner Rainwater
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is easily one of the worst big budget action movies ever made and just an all around terrible movie. It has interesting… More
Al S
A mind-blowing and adrenaline-pumping action-packed adventure with great special effects, great story, great characters and non-stop fun that fuel this… More
Wildaly M
Not as great as the trailer shows. It's kinda cheesy.