Metascore
43

Mixed or average reviews - based on 34 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 34
  2. Negative: 7 out of 34

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Critic Reviews

  1. Competent in the extreme, the talented Jolie would make a great Jane Bond. But mired in this joyless orgy of preposterousness, her biggest challenge is simply keeping a straight face.
  2. If ever there was a movie fit for permanent entombment, it's this sequel.
  3. 30
    In a summer of surprisingly self-serious comic book movies" Lara Croft "stands out as being particularly humorless.
  4. 25
    Cradle of lifelessness.
  5. 25
    Another joyless, brain-numbing adventure through lackluster Indiana Jones territory.
  6. 25
    The worst action movie of the summer. I liked Bad Boys II a little less, but making the comparison is like distinguishing between a cow turd and a horse turd. And that pretty much sums it up nicely.
  7. It wouldn't be fair to gripe about the hundreds of plot holes; the whole thing is hole.
User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 214 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 66 out of 87
  2. Negative: 13 out of 87
  1. Sep 24, 2011
    3
    Man, why won't people know that game-adapted movies don't have the capacity to become equal as those from the pure brain? "The Cradle of Life"Man, why won't people know that game-adapted movies don't have the capacity to become equal as those from the pure brain? "The Cradle of Life" is a very appropriate example and solution for my statement. Its terrible, worse than the prequel. Avoid the movie and watch something alse. Full Review »
  2. Oct 9, 2015
    10
    Again, good movie. Critics don't know anything about Lara Croft. They should make some research before doing an article, you know, like allAgain, good movie. Critics don't know anything about Lara Croft. They should make some research before doing an article, you know, like all journalists are supposed to do. Full Review »
  3. Oct 6, 2015
    3
    Angelina Jolie.......................................................................................................... YES!

    Lara Croft
    Angelina Jolie.......................................................................................................... YES!

    Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life............................................................. NO!
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