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  • NA
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    If you have to ask why this sucks, you deserve to waste your money. Why not also check out "Like Mike," "Juwanna Man" and "Hey Arnold! The Movie"? show more

  • 50
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Has a weirdly divided structure that alternates Irwin's nature segments with clumsy dramatic footage set in the CIA. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Though Walt Disney's Peter Pan once implored us never to smile at a crocodile, the Irwins' own home movie is worth a couple of chuckles. Shivers, too. show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    It is not a great ad-vain-cha, and it's a lousy movie. But it underscores Irwin's kitschy popularity as a sideshow entertainer on the Animal Planet channel, where he cheerfully wrestles or rescues all manner of Aussie wildlife while telling the camera what great danger he is in. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Forget the plot. The movie is really about Steve and Terri taking us on a guided tour of the crocs, snakes, deadly insects and other stars of the outback fauna. Steve's act is simplicity itself. show more

  • 63
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    It's a lot more entertaining than box office success "Scooby-Doo" and more honest, too. When Irwin plays out a scene with a reptilian, you can be sure the croc is not computer-generated. show more

  • 63
    Megan Lehmann New York Post

    Possibly the most unintentionally hilarious film since Ed Wood's "Plan 9 from Outer Space," Steve Irwin's big-screen debut is destined to become an instant cult classic. show more

  • 63
    Boston Globe

    The downtimes are so flat that it makes you wonder whether director John Stainton and writer Holly Goldberg Sloan made them intentionally bad, just so we'd look forward to seeing Irwin again. show more

  • 50
    Robert K. Elder Chicago Tribune

    Oscillates between pragmatist genius and B-movie mediocrity. show more

  • 50
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The question is, is the interspecies wrestling match really worth the ineptly acted spy antics, the big flatulence jokes and Steve-o's endless grandstanding? Not without a handy remote control with a mute button, it isn't. show more

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