2010 1984

Critics score:
66 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Vincent Canby, New York Times: A lot of care has gone into it, but it has no satirical substructure to match that of the Kubrick film, and which was eventually responsible for that film's continuing popularity. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: Now that enough time has elapsed since the release of 2010 for outraged 2001 fans to calm down, it can be seen that, while there was no decisive creative reason for Hyams' sequel to exist, it's not a bad movie. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: A good-looking, sharp-edged, entertaining, exciting space opera. Read more

TIME Magazine: Flash: There is intelligent life in outer space. More, anyway, than in this amiable footnote of a movie. Read more

Time Out: Hyams' sequel to Kubrick's big daddy of sci-fi movies may not have the novelty of 2001: A Space Odyssey, but it is still a better film than anyone could have dared to expect. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: A hodge-podge of bits and pieces. Read more