Metascore
57

Mixed or average reviews - based on 30 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 30
  2. Negative: 2 out of 30
  1. 38
    Robert Rodriguez has somehow misplaced his energy, his flair and his humor in this third film, which is a flat and dreary disappointment.
  2. 38
    Combined with the eyestrain produced by the cheap cardboard 3-D glasses, the resulting vertigo is decidedly unpleasant -- although having moon rocks and blobs of cream pie flying out from the screen is kinda cool in a retro way.
User Score
5.4

Mixed or average reviews- based on 80 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 40
  2. Negative: 12 out of 40
  1. Dec 31, 2011
    4
    Spy Kids gets worse and worse with every new installment: the acting, the plot, the dialogue. The only thing that gets better is the specialSpy Kids gets worse and worse with every new installment: the acting, the plot, the dialogue. The only thing that gets better is the special effects. Apparently, that is all people care about anymore. Full Review »
  2. Oct 17, 2011
    4
    This review contains spoilers, click full review link to view. The idea of 3-D is wisely used for "Spy Kids 3-D", but the other components, such as the story or acting, kinda lowered the bar for this film. Full Review »
  3. Oct 24, 2010
    9
    it beats the second movie in just one shot and its an excellent movie in 3D.