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Based on 24 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    An often amusing but also an aimless and forgettable animated comedy that is noteworthy mostly for its random musical numbers and surprising amounts of violence. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    It's a sweet and mildly funny movie that will entertain young audiences, but one aspect is utterly mystifying: The two main characters, father and son bovine creatures, have large, distracting udders. show more

  • 38
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    A bizarrely off-key animated comedy. show more

  • 50
    Luke Sader The Hollywood Reporter

    While youngsters might enjoy the movie, more discerning tweens, teens and adults will not be as easily amused. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    It's a better-than-average animated feature. show more

  • 63
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    All of Barnyard is odd. Oddly funny much of the way, oddly serious when it makes room for the early death of a beloved character or the hushed birth of another, oddly musical with its melange of hip-hop and reggae and hard rock and bluegrass. show more

  • 38
    New York Post

    If you want to punish your kids, send them to bed without dinner. If you want to disturb, frighten and depress them while making sure they fail biology, take them to the animated feature Barnyard. show more

  • 38
    Angel Cohn TV Guide

    Moooove along, there's nothing to see here! show more

  • 38
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Speaking as both a parent and a critic, I do believe I'd rather drive rusty railroad spikes through my eyes than have to sit through one more computer generated family film about talking animals. The bad news for Hollywood is that after seeing Barnyard my kids feel the same way. show more

  • 38
    Jennie Punter The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The disturbing thing in this preposterous piece of family fluff from writer-director Steve Oedekerk (Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, the Oscar-nominated Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius) is the sight of bulls with udders. show more

  • June 06, 2011 h253230248
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    One of the worst movies ever, especially for adults

  • January 24, 2009 pegleg11852
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    Bulls do not have udders. Where did the the animators learn the anatomy of cows? Better go back to school. If they think bulls have udders then they must love men.

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