99 - External Reviews

wogma rating: Add to 'must watch' list (?)
quick review:

A match-winner only if the runs didn't dry up in bits and parts. The climax however, is tied up pretty well and that's what sets it apart from other comedy films. The wit and silliness keep the flow of chuckles running through.



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28 reviewers have given 99 an average rating of 4.4/5.0 (?)

22 yays
1 nays
5 so-so

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Thumbs up by Noyon Jyoti Parasara, AOL INDIA ...This movie has enough spunk in it to not just get you back to the theatres but also fulfill your expectations... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhil Kumar, Apun Ka Choice ...99’ turns out to be a total paisa vasool film not just for its characters but also for audiences.... full review

Thumbs up bigoye.com ...The screenplay and witty dialogues are the high points of the film.... full review

Thumbs up by Daliya Ghose, Bollywood Mantra ...At times, you may feel it is bit stretching but the next moment another interesting incident holds your interest.... full review

Thumbs up by Abhishek Mande, Buzz18 ...99 is a classic example of a comic thriller.... full review

Thumbs up by Vedavyasa Bhat, DearCinema ...99 is above an average fare from the debutant film-makers.... full review

So-So by Phylis J Iqbal, desi hits ...This is strictly business throughout with the right amount of romance and comedy... full review

Thumbs up by Udita Jhunjhunwala, DNA ...Directors Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK (Flavors) dish out a fairly stylish product.... full review

So-So by Aniruddha Guha, DNA ...99 is one of those films that has all the ingredients to make a mark in a big way, but still has something missing.... full review

Thumbs up Full2 Faltu ...The director duo of Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK have relied on a good script for making a good movie.... full review

Thumbs up by Jaiwantika Dutta - Dhupkar, Fully Hyderabad ...To give credit where credit is due, 99 uses sufficient thrill and comedy to prevent itself from falling... full review

So-So by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ...It's a hotchpotch of scenes, which try in vain to catch up with the plot.... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...99 is smart, good looking and interesting, in parts.... full review

Thumbs up by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ... 99 makes way for 100% entertainment.... full review

Thumbs up Movie Talkies ...Made in a lighter vein, the film explores the rich dreams of a bunch of gamblers and wannabes... full review

Thumbs up by Subhash K Jha, Now Running.com ..."99" is not the film you'd have liked to see after such a long period of deprivation... full review

Thumbs up by Udta Haathi, Passion for Cinema ...The best part of the movie would have to be a combination of cast and the intrinsic humour embedded into the characters.... full review

Thumbs up by Arthi V, Passion for Cinema ...A definitive plot that has its intent right.... full review

Thumbs up by Goher Iqbal Punn, Radio Sargam ...The story is catchy and interesting.... full review

Thumbs up by Sampurn, real bollywoood ...The film’s treatment is fresh and it keeps you hooked throughout.... full review

So-So by Elvis D'Silva, Rediff ...99 is not a bad film, but it is not a good film either... full review

Thumbs up by Aseem Chabbra, Rediff ...The film's violence is one of its thoroughly enjoyable charms... full review

Thumbs up by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...The pace of the story is relaxed, but that works largely.... full review

So-So SmasHits.com ...99 falls well short of worthwhile content for an eager audience.... full review

Thumbs up by Aakar Patel, StarBoxOffice ...It's a good reason to get back into multiplexes again.... full review

Thumbs up by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...It views the underbelly of Indian crime and cricket with a tangy, tongue-in-cheek tenor that ensures you never really lose the plot... full review

Thumbs down Upper Stall ...The film could have done with some drastic trimming on the editing table.... full review