Kazaam

Metascore
24

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 14 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 14
  2. Negative: 9 out of 14

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Critic Reviews

  1. The movie is decidedly old-fashioned, aiming to send kids and their parents out of the theater feeling good about themselves.
  2. USA Today
    Reviewed by: Susan Wloszczyna
    50
    Pure wish-fulfillment for Shaq-watchers who can't get enough of their 7-foot-1 basketball hero. [17 July 1996, p. 9D]
  3. It's probably just passable for children, but adolescents won't sit still for this bland mixture of mediocre jokes and soft-core action.
  4. 40
    With its uneven mix of comedy, melodrama and action, pic will need all the help Shaq's name and a rap soundtrack can provide.
  5. 40
    Alas, the movie's producers could use a genie of their own. Surely, if granted three wishes, they could have produced a better film.
User Score
4.7

Mixed or average reviews- based on 27 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 3 out of 6
  1. Nov 28, 2012
    1
    The kind of movie you really wish you could forget you enjoyed at some point in your life. So much bad writing. So much bad acting.
  2. HaroldW.
    Sep 10, 2007
    9
    Entertaining fable for kids, and not at all "dark" ( as some critics said it was) by present day standards and sensibilities.
  3. asdfa.
    Feb 25, 2006
    0
    Ok, so I can't tell if Ryan, and Connor K. and Jake are being sardonic, but i really hope they are cuz this is just a terrible movie. Ok, so I can't tell if Ryan, and Connor K. and Jake are being sardonic, but i really hope they are cuz this is just a terrible movie. But, if u love marijuana and stupid funny movies (which i do) this is definitely a 10. Full Review »