Troy Patterson
January 08, 1999 AT 05:00 AM EST

The Avengers

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
PG-13
Wide Release Date
08/14/98
performer
Sean Connery, Ralph Fiennes, Uma Thurman, Jim Broadbent
director
Jeremiah S. Chechik
distributor
Warner Bros.
genre
ActionAdventure, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a C-

It’s possible I couldn’t comprehend The Avengers simply because it kept lulling me to sleep, but a sentient viewing confirmed that the film version of the ’60s spy series is 90 minutes of mild nonsense. Uma Thurman is the kinkily clad Emma Peel, Ralph Fiennes the spruce John Steed, and Sean Connery the kilted baddie planning to kidnap the weather. Together, the actors succeed in maintaining professional dignity. C-

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