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Based on 24 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    In every kids' picture, there are going to be sections that only kids will enjoy. Fortunately, 102 Dalmatians has enough for the adults, too. show more

  • 63
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Though 102 Dalmatians digs up little new ground and muzzles its villain, it does have a fetching sense of functional fun now and then. show more

  • 63
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    The film, which is amiable, undemanding family holiday entertainment, is more a tribute to the astonishing skills of the dog trainers than anything else. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    The floating, flailing, flying puppies in the inspired opening credits of 102 Dalmatians set the tone for an adorable sequel to the live-action version of the famously spotted cartoon. show more

  • 35
    Larry Terenzi Mr. Showbiz

    A film without mirth or magic. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    The kind of movie that is beyond criticism. show more

  • 75
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    It is Close's performance that gives the movie its oomph and will leave adults with smiles as wide as the kids'. show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Doesn't really seem necessary. show more

  • 50
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    It should come as no surprise that the dogs are as cute as caninely possible. But is it conceivable that, once you've seen 101 adorable dogs, 102 seems redundant? show more

  • 38
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    How is it possible that actors as expert as Close and Depardieu can wind up together in a mostly brainless big-budget stinker? show more

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