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Based on 32 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 40
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's refried comic beans that smell stale and smack of desperation. show more

  • 25
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    In a movie as hackneyed and as dull as Evolution, the small favors of Duchovny's performance stand out. show more

  • 63
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Instead of scoring belly laughs, there's a run on randy guy banter between Duchovny and Jones. show more

  • 50
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    The special effects are variable, but even when they're good they don't have much impact because Evolution, with its self-trashing spirit, turns moviegoers into bemused bysitters. show more

  • 38
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Evolution devolves to the sight of a colossal alien expelling flatus over Arizona. So that's why this movie stinks. Play that flatulent music, white boy. show more

  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Half a barrel of laughs. The other half is made of slime. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    This unevenly paced comedy is an amusing parody of monster movies from "Them!" to "Alien." show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It's not good, but it's nowhere near as bad as most recent comedies; it has real laughs, but it misses real opportunities. show more

  • 63
    Mark Caro Chicago Tribune

    This is "Ghostbusters" meets "Men in Black" meets a whole lot of butt humor. show more

  • 63
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Somewhat refreshingly aspiring to be nothing more than a disposable summer popcorn movie, this is a flick that delivers more smiles than laughs and has some wonderful special effects. show more

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