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1.9
227 Ratings

Mortdecai

Directed by David Koepp
United States, 2015
Comedy

Synopsis

Art dealer Charles Mortdecai searches for a stolen painting that’s reportedly linked to a lost bank account filled with Nazi gold.

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Mortdecai Directed by David Koepp

What are people saying?

  • Lights in the Dusk's rating of the film Mortdecai

    A serviceable caper; the kind of film one might be tempted to call "amusing", but never actually funny. The filmmakers aim for a modern-day spin on the style of 60s era Blake Edwards, but end up with something closer to Austin Powers (albeit with Depp's Terry-Thomas imitation replacing the more successful characters of Mike Myers). The art conspiracy plot is genuinely interesting, but mostly treated as a McGuffin.

  • Steve Pulaski's rating of the film Mortdecai

    Appallingly uninteresting but insultingly unfunny; it's like they crafted every potentially humorous scene they could think of and robbed it of anything resembling humor. Proves once again if you make a film centering around a silly, uninteresting dolt of a character who can't take himself or anyone seriously that you, yourself, won't be able to take the project seriously. Early candidate for worst film of 2015.

  • Jorge Mourinha's rating of the film Mortdecai

    Can we spell "embarrassment" boys and girls? http://theflickeringwall.blogspot.pt/2015/01/mortdecai.html

  • Evan Schafer's rating of the film Mortdecai

    I am not sure why all of the reviews for this film are so low. I thought the humor, particularly the physical comedy of Johnny Depp and his manservant, Jock, was particularly pointed and had me laughing out loud several times. I also enjoyed the multilayered storyline and the mystery of the "true" painting. Just add this to the list of Johnny's characters done superbly well; he is a hoot to watch, and is a fun film.

  • Mr.Rager's rating of the film Mortdecai

    Definitely not a waste of time but you should have low-expectation. Funny in many moments but silly all the way. Depp is far far away from greatness and everyone else seems to be in the same way. Only Paul Bettany does a fine job. The director does his job truly awuf. Unfortunately, David Koepp really sucks here. I'm not mad cuz i saw this movie and this is very important.

  • Mathias Palmberg's rating of the film Mortdecai

    Not the train wreck everyone believes it is but I can see why it is an easy movie to dislike. I actually found myself confounded by the fact that I did not hate it. Still this is a missed opportunity on more levels than I care to mention. So I'm giving it a light two out of five. So if you adjust your expectations ( IE blow them till kingdome come) then you'll be alright.

  • Àlex Frias Haro's rating of the film Mortdecai

    El Mortdecai de Johnny Depp es una más de sus excéntricas, camaleónicas, y versátiles creaciones (se siente inspirado en Peter Sellers). Mortdecai intenta emular satíricamente las caper movies de los 1960s, y acaba siendo una comedia pasable, graciosa la mayor parte del tiempo, y con sus dosis de extravagancia.

  • Graham Ball's rating of the film Mortdecai

    Read some absolutely appalling reviews for this one and I am not sure it deserves them! I found it funny (laugh out loud so in places), enjoyed all the clichéd characters, and the unoriginal storyline didn't phase me. It was just a romp through a screwball comedy caper that might not have been to every highbrow critics taste but maybe those lofty fellows left leave of their humorous objectivity?