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Based on 30 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 30
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Plods along in the Oscar-winning, yawn-inducing tradition of "Out of Africa," making me yearn for something less "National Geographic." show more

  • 50
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Surprisingly dull and predictable in its characterizations. show more

  • 50
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    While Basinger admirably invests her role with deep passion and looks splendid in her Kenya khakis, the true story she stars in is disappointingly tame and dramatically inert. show more

  • 63
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    Consist of little more than people arguing or clambering in and out of dusty Land Rovers. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Despite the movie's dramatic weaknesses, I was spellbound by the images. show more

  • 39
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Why waste the price of a movie ticket when you can see wildebeests cavorting for free from the comfort of your own recliner? show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    There is a lack of drama and telling detail. When events happen, they seem more like set pieces than part of the flow. show more

  • 50
    Chicago Tribune

    Doesn't have much plot. It just sort of meanders around like a wildebeest playing Blind Man's Bluff. show more

  • 50
    Miami Herald

    A wisp of a movie that dissipates the moment you leave the theater. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Ends up a nightmare of a star vehicle. show more

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