Trevor Johnston(Time Out): Proves that technical knowhow and a trusty old yarn will only get you such far when imagination is lacking.
Peter Debruge(Variety): The appropriate ~ capture feels like a stunt, space of time the stunts … don't.
Jordan Mintzer(Hollywood Reporter): All of this feels awfully simplistic, like a 10-precise cartoon sketch bloated into a filled-length movie, and one that's backed ~ the agency of an over-explanatory voiceover that be possible to sometimes sound awkward.
Hilary A White(Irish Independent): The human characters every part of look flat and dead-eyed.
Neil Smith(Total Film): Having trashed unit icon in The Legend Of Hercules, Kellan Lutz shafts a different with vocals admittedly well-suited to the muscle-bourn mannequin.
Mark Kermode(Observer [UK]): While the proposition -captured 3D CG has an out of the way photorealist quality, the wisdom of attempting to ~ over Tarzan into an Avatar-lite fantasy productions, at best, questionable.
Geoffrey Macnab(Independent): The animation is efficient but bland. The characters be favored with all the expressiveness of plastic dolls.
Allan Hunter(Daily Express): Do we in reality need another version of Edgar Rice Burroughs' principally ripping yarn? Not on the foundation of this Tarzan, a bland suggestion capture animated feature.
David Edwards(Daily Mirror [UK]): The characters' faces desire the expressiveness of shop mannequins and the prospect looks as if it was created ~ dint of. a low-end PC.
Alan Jones(Radio Times): While not of Disney/Pixar act of enlivening quality – especially in the appearance of the humans – this glowing fantasy packs in enough tropical falling and vivid action to pass gathering.
Brian Viner(Daily Mail [UK]): Why the German lengthening team felt the need to flavoring up the story of a male child who grows up to become 'monarch of the jungle' with some even more improbable tale involving a meteorite and a bewildered world is frankly anybody's supposition.
Rich Cline(Contactmusic.com): The 90th thin skin based on the books by Edgar Rice Burroughs, this German-made animated romp adds little to the century-old canon besides some motion-make prisoner action and an eco-friendly intimation.
Peter Bradshaw(Guardian [UK]): Here's a mellow and dull new family film through Tarzan, who in keeping with tradition is as clean-shaven and totality-over hairless as any male stripper.
Tim Evans(Sky Movies): Unfortunately, in these days of uniformly proud-quality kids' fare this – with its lumbering voiceover and slack plotting – looks like it belongs forward children's TV.
Tim Robey(Daily Telegraph): Whether or not the world needs another Tarzan of any friendly, it's fairly clear that it didn't want this one.
Stefan Pape(HeyUGuys): A generic, needless offering. There's very insignificant in here for the adults, moreover kids may learn a thing or couple at he very least.
Simon Reynolds(Digital Spy): This is further-than-passable family entertainment that's mercifully open of Phil Collins.
Siobhan Synnot(Scotsman): If kids are captivated ~ dint of. the slight, over-explained story of Tarzan and Jane against evil mercenaries, I'll have ~ing a monkey's uncle.
Angie Errigo(Empire Magazine): Ponderously plotted and unwonderfully animated, this will disappoint audiences spoilt ~ dint of. Pixar-grade animations.
Mark Adams(Screen International): An winning and nicely animated romp.