"HELLBOY is engaging."
"Mr. del Toro lets loose with an all-American, vaudevillian rambunctiousness that makes the movie daffy, loose and lovable."New York Times
"There's no shortage of slick special effects and rampaging monsters here. Yet what catches the eye and captures the imagination is the lovingly hand-crafted feel of the design..."Los Angeles Times
"Guillermo del Toro has crafted a fiery action picture destined to please comics fans..."USA Today
"It's vibrating with energy, and you can sense the zeal and joy in its making."Chicago Sun-Times
"[A]n engaging supernatural action film....It's easy to be captivated by del Toro's style and the film's overall panache."
"The bad guys have great looks....HELLBOY succeeds because it brings the visuals from the page to life with a beating red heart."
Sight and Sound
"Perlman nails Hellboy's blue-collar ethos....[With] visual artistry and sly wit..."
"Perlman is outstanding....Over-the-top fun..."