DreamWorks Distribution | Release Date: June 8, 2001 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
40
METASCORE
Mixed or average reviews based on 32 Critics
Positive:
9
Mixed:
13
Negative:
10
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63
It's a ponderous but not unenjoyable comedy.
63
This is "Ghostbusters" meets "Men in Black" meets a whole lot of butt humor.
50
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.
40
Reitman has truly lost his gift for comic rhythms, cluttering up the film with running yuks that aren't that funny the first time and certainly don't improve with repetition.
38
Baltimore SunAthima Chansanchai
Tries to rock our world, but it regresses to a single-celled B-movie.
38
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.