Dwayne Johnson's long-awaited DC epic Black Adam is now in theaters, and thanks to early screenings on Thursday night, audiences are weighing in on the film with glowing reviews and an 88% positive score on Rotten Tomatoes.
On Friday morning, 145 Rotten Tomatoes critics weighed in on Black Adam, 78 giving it a "rotten" score and 63 giving it a "fresh" rating.
Perhaps the most rave reviews come from critics of comic book sites, with Josh Wilding of ComicBookMovie.com praising Dwayne Johnson's "pitch-perfect take" on Black Adam.
Dwayne Johnson can't take solace even with the positive reviews critics are giving Black Adam, most of which have pointed out its many flaws, yet still enjoying seeing some diamonds in the cinematic roughness.
Meanwhile, moviegoers love the visual spectacle and action in the film, with an 88 score from "verified" Rotten Tomatoes users and 90% from all viewers. Dwayne Johnson is getting high marks for his performance.
With a 7.3 user rating and 40 Metacritic score as of Monday morning, the film is seeing similar ratings on Amazon's IMDb.
The hype surrounding the film will impact how critics and audiences view it, for better or worse, and there is none other than Dwayne Johnson for it.
Actor Pierce Brosnan with Dwayne Johnson in Black Adam as Dr. Aldis Hodge as Fate, Hawkman as Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher, Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone, and Sarah Shahi as Adriana Tomasz.
Black Adam is now in theaters to do justice for itself. It is rated PG-13 for language and violence (which reportedly needs to be lowered to avoid an R rating).
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