The Road to El Dorado
The Road to El Dorado (2000)

Tulio and Miguel, a pair of two-bit con men, believe they have found their path to fortune and glory when they win a map to El Dorado, the legendary City of Gold. There's only one problem they've wound up locked in the brig on a… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 31, 2000
DVD Release Date: December 12, 2000
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Critic Score: 48% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Predictable story and thin characters made the movie flat.

Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Engaging children's entertainment.

Robert Horton

[Kline's and Branagh's] shared timing is so good it whets the appetite for further adventures.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Outstanding family movie mixes comedy, action, romance.

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Paul Clinton (

The animation is uninspiring and brings nothing new to the table of animation magic.

Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It's not cute enough for kids, not clever enough for adults. It's gorgeous but curiously dull.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

It's a shame that a film with such talent and imagery behind it ended up being ultimately a waste of time...

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Bright and zesty.

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Sean P. Means

For a movie about 'discovering' the New World, The Road to El Dorado covers a lot of familiar territory.

Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review

Suffers from demographic schizophrenia.

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Michael Edwards
I dont remember much about the movie i remember some of the comedy and i definitely remember the ending scene with the giant robot cat thing, from what i… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
yea i hide my exorcist dvd in this case. its not good
Jim Careter
Not a comedy, not a musical, and not a kids movie. The animation is beautiful in my opinion. The plot was pretty simple. The music was great.
Film Crazy
for a giddies film i thought it was funny and worth a watch even my dad was watching it
Kevin McCarver
When you hear that a movie you loved and grew up with when you were young sucks, it kinda hurts a bit. I saw this movie SO many times when i was younger, so… More
Kylie B
Interesting. Not bad although it did feel as if there was something missing (even for a kiddie film). The dark magic effects were rather atmostpheric though.