Dora and the Lost City of Gold

critic Reviews

84% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score84%
  • Led by a winning performance from Isabela Moner, Dora and the Lost City of Gold is a family-friendly adventure that retains its source material's youthful spirit.
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    Sandra HallSydney Morning Herald
    Those who have grown up with Dora should enjoy the reunion and a new generation will probably be just as entranced.
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    Ed PottonTimes (UK)
    Suffice to say that this film is keenly aware of its origins and their essential absurdity.
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    Mike McCahillGuardian
    An appreciably peppy entertainment.
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    Robbie CollinDaily Telegraph (UK)
    There might not be a pleasanter surprise in cinema this year - really! - than this live-action adaptation of Dora the Explorer, the long-running Nickelodeon cartoon.
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    Clarisse LoughreyIndependent (UK)
    Considering a live-action Dora the Explorer had been, for years, thought of only as a joke concept, it's impressive how much this film gets right.
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    Nigel AndrewsFinancial Times
    Moner has charm and energy as Dora.
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    Charlotte Harrisoncultbox
    A delightful throwback to 80s family-adventure movies -- camp, funny, slapstick and just the right amount of silly.
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    Marshall EstesThe Spool
    It's obvious that the filmmakers have a lot of love for these types of movies, and although none of the set pieces are terribly original, they're still a lot of fun.
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    Damian LevyJamaica Gleaner
    I can't believe I'm saying this; in fact, it seems wrong as I say it, but Dora and the Lost City of Gold is one of the best films of 2019.
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    Kiko VegaEspinof
    A charming film that may entertain children more than adults, but no one will walk out without a smile on their face. [Full Review in Spanish]
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