For 155 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 36% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 59% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 0.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

John Hartl's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 60
Highest review score: 100 Brazil
Lowest review score: 10 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 74 out of 155
  2. Negative: 24 out of 155
155 movie reviews
    • 23 Metascore
    • 30 John Hartl
    So campy...may be good for a few laughs.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 30 John Hartl
    Stardom just doesn't have enough anger or conviction to carry it to a satisfying finish.
    • 13 Metascore
    • 30 John Hartl
    A Boring Young Couple.
    • 26 Metascore
    • 30 John Hartl
    Has a cute idea. Which it promptly runs into the ground.
    • 35 Metascore
    • 30 John Hartl
    Underwhelming thriller.
    • 41 Metascore
    • 30 John Hartl
    The visual fireworks and catchy score just underline the extreme superficiality of the material.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 30 John Hartl
    Mangold ultimately can't displace memories of "An Angel at My Table," "Lilith," "The Snake Pit," "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden" and other, stronger accounts of young women placed in mental institutions.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 30 John Hartl
    You'll laugh, but you'll hate yourself by the time you're out of the theater.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 30 John Hartl
    Loses touch with its characters.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 30 John Hartl
    Quite shameless in imitating its predecessors.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 20 John Hartl
    It's hard to think of a single memorable line from Restaurant, even a memorably bad one.
    • 29 Metascore
    • 20 John Hartl
    Self-conscious clunker.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 20 John Hartl
    With any luck, Body Shots will quickly slide into video obscurity.
    • 19 Metascore
    • 20 John Hartl
    Just doesn't live up to its title.
    • 19 Metascore
    • 20 John Hartl
    Only very small children are likely to be satisfied.
    • 33 Metascore
    • 20 John Hartl
    Misbegotten comedy-drama.
    • 33 Metascore
    • 20 John Hartl
    Full of sound and fury, signifying absolutely nothing, End of Days is the loudest and least of the year's end-of-the-world movies.
    • 35 Metascore
    • 20 John Hartl
    In short: Don't expect a lot of laughs.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 20 John Hartl
    Exists in some kind of limbo, between hard-core porn and European art film, and it's not likely to satisfy fans of either.
    • 28 Metascore
    • 10 John Hartl
    Broad, obvious and thuddingly unfunny, Drop Dead Gorgeous makes almost every previous "mockumentary" look like a work of genius.
    • Film.com
    • 38 Metascore
    • 10 John Hartl
    Utterly unnecessary sequel.
    • 16 Metascore
    • 10 John Hartl
    If you've seen one "Scream" rip-off, you really have seen them all.
    • 24 Metascore
    • 10 John Hartl
    Maybe Kevin Bacon can use the Twinkie defense to explain Hollow Man.
    • 20 Metascore
    • 10 John Hartl
    The audience for Digimon is small children.