EW Staff
June 29, 2001 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Here’s how a sampling of critics and movie audiences from across the country grade 10 current releases.

The Animal

C+ EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass C+ JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate F MIKE CLARK USA Today C JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer — ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times D- RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post C LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail D+ TODD McCARTHY Variety B- CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer — RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald B- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY C- CRITICS’ AVERAGE

Atlantis: The Lost Empire

— [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5D C+ [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate] — [MIKE CLARK USA Today] — [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] B+ [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] — [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] — [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail] C- [TODD McCARTHY Variety] — [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] — [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald] C+ [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] C+ [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Evolution

B- [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5D C+ [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate] — [MIKE CLARK USA Today] — [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] B+ [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] — [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] — [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail] C- [TODD McCARTHY Variety] — [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] — [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald] C+ [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] C+ [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

— [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5D — [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate] — [MIKE CLARK USA Today] C- [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] B- [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] B- [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] — [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail] D [TODD McCARTHY Variety] — [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] C- [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald] B [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] C+ [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Moulin Rouge

B+ [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5D A [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate] D [MIKE CLARK USA Today] B [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] B+ [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] B- [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] A- [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail] B- [TODD McCARTHY Variety] B- [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] B- [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald] B- [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] B- [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Pearl Harbor

B [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5D D [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate] C- [MIKE CLARK USA Today] D+ [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] D+ [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] C- [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] C [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail] C- [TODD McCARTHY Variety] C- [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] C- [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald] B- [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] C- [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Sexy Beast

— [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5D B+ [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate] B+ [MIKE CLARK USA Today] — [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] B+ [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] B+ [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] — [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail] A- [TODD McCARTHY Variety] — [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] B [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald] A [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] B+ [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Shrek

A- [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5D A [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate] A [MIKE CLARK USA Today] A [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] A [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] A [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] A [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail] A [TODD McCARTHY Variety] A- [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] B+ [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald] A [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] A [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

Swordfish

B [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5D D [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate] C- [MIKE CLARK USA Today] C+ [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] C+ [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] D+ [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] C [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail] C+ [TODD McCARTHY Variety] D [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] B- [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald] B [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] C [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

What’s the Worst That Could Happen?

C [EW READERS http://www.ew.com/criticalmass%5D C [JAMI BERNARD Knight-Ridder Syndicate] C+ [MIKE CLARK USA Today] C- [JOANNA CONNORS Cleveland Plain Dealer] D [ROGER EBERT Chicago Sun-Times] D [RITA KEMPLEY The Washington Post] C- [LIAM LACEY Toronto Globe and Mail] D+ [TODD McCARTHY Variety] C [CARRIE RICKEY Philadelphia Inquirer] — [RENE RODRIGUEZ The Miami Herald] D- [ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY] C- [CRITICS’ AVERAGE]

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