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Based on 33 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 21 )
  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    There are plenty of bad films to get riled up about in the summer. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters isn't one of them. This is harmless tween-centric fun. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Nathan Fillion is the movie's brightest spot as Hermes, re-envisioned as a UPS manager. He makes a quip about how the best TV series always get canceled, in a nod to Firefly, the iconic sci-fi show in which he starred. show more

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    New York Daily News

    There isn’t even an actual sea of monsters in “Sea of Monsters,” unless you count some fish guts. show more

  • 50
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    The Thor Freudenthal-helmed sequel lacks the energetic zip of its predecessor. show more

  • 66
    William Goss

    It’s the odd touch of local color — like the backdrop of an abandoned amusement park, or the arrival of a Civil War steamer crewed by Confederate zombies — that makes these routine acts of derring-do a bit easier to bear. show more

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    Ella Taylor NPR

    Marc Guggenheim's script is capable and funny, but the film's finest wit is vehicular. show more

  • 63
    Tom Russo Boston Globe

    Director Thor Freudenthal (“Diary of a Wimpy Kid”) finds his groove with a succession of flashy 3-D renderings... They’re digitized riffs on the Sarlacc pit from “Star Wars” and the finale of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” — but as with the “Potter” cribbing, when it’s done well, it encourages “Percy” audiences to forgive the derivative chunks and thin emotion. show more

  • 63

    This "Percy Jackson" is a gentler-spirited, less flashy enterprise, though it still presents a natural world that can morph at the whim of a god. I like that. show more

  • 50
    Bruce Ingram Chicago Sun-Times

    The big action set pieces fizzle. And that’s not good for a fantasy adventure movie, especially when the fantasy component is frequently undercut by sub-standard special effects. show more

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    Roger Moore Movie Nation

    The quest, which takes our heroes to the Sea of Monsters, aka The Bermuda Triangle, is generic in the extreme. The fights/escapes all lack any sense of urgency and peril. show more

  • April 04, 2014 pj00000000188639
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    Good film. Watched with my wife and kids.

  • September 14, 2013 sarasimmons98
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    Okay, so we saw the reviews of this movi on here, and we saw it got a good rating. Then we went and saw it. Absolutely terrible movie! Few films manage to make you hate them within 15 minutes, but this one sure did. In short: Don\'t pay money to see this.

  • August 27, 2013 pyoung2493
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    This was a great fantasy adventure movie. Loved it !

  • August 24, 2013 bnevrgivup
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    Skip this one.

  • August 24, 2013 rfredtelles1
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    this movie is a total and complete waste of time, the casting was all wrong, in the book the character of percy jackson is supposed to be 13 years old going into the seventh grade, the actor they used is 20+ years old, they only did a couple of scenes from the book and not well

  • August 23, 2013 tt00000000162211
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    I love Percy Jackson but my mom will not let my younger sister watch it for HER birthday.

  • August 22, 2013 phpoling
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    The movie was amazing and fun. Can\'t wait for third movie!

  • August 21, 2013 pb00000000162555
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    This movie was amazing. I might go watch it again with my friend..

  • August 20, 2013 Mrfeelgooood77
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    great movie for both the kids ans adults

  • August 12, 2013 hw00000000161480
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    This is a great movie series that is not getting the attention it deserves. The story line is so much more interesting and imaginative than that of most movies. Also family friendly. AWESOME!

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