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Big Fish

Rated PG-13 for a fight scene, some images of nudity and a suggestive reference.

PG-13 In Theaters 12/10/2003 , 125min.
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93%
Viewer score based on 3 ratings
57%
Critic score based on 43 reviews

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July 29, 2012
mtnpagan
Great film. Good for everyone. Loved Carl. No Violence. Wish there were more films like this.

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Dana Stevens
The New York Times
The most curious thing about this magical-realist fable...is how thin and soft it is, how unpersuasive and ultimately forgettable even its most strenuous inventions turn out to be. Full Review
Kirk Honeycutt
The Hollywood Reporter
A misfire. The film that wants to be lighter than air instead crashes to earth with the swiftness of a concrete parachute. Full Review
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
There's delight to be had from watching Burton conjure up one fantastical Edward-inspired scenario after another. Full Review
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
A long-winded indulgence in tear-and-a-smile whimsy, elevated above the merely irritating and saccharine by compelling art direction. Full Review
Mike Clark
USA Today
Has enough tasty bait to satisfy an array of moviegoers: Burton fans, Albert Finney fans, fans of tall tales well spun by experts and fans of movies that don't look like any other. Full Review

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