Warner Bros. Pictures | Release Date: March 19, 1999 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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METASCORE
Generally unfavorable reviews based on 20 Critics
Positive:
2
Mixed:
9
Negative:
9
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The animation itself is just OK. And the reworked script, despite some funny one-liners, is pretty much there just to pull the story along to its inevitable conclusion. [19 March 1999, Friday, p. A]
50
Still, it's almost impossible to entirely wreck this great chestnut of Broadway and film. Thanks mostly to the terrific songs, the new version has transporting moments. [20 March 1999, Daily Notebook, p.B1]
50
No abomination but forgettably mediocre. [19 March 1999, Life, p. 13E]