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Based on 14 Reviews
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  • 25
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    It's a movie that scrounges so desperately for laughs, it features both a flatulent moose and a flatulent train. show more

  • 38
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    A dreadful animated movie stuffed with bad puns and little internal logic. More dangerous than the world icing over is the danger of eyeballs rolling back into the heads of parents accompanying kids to this. show more

  • 40
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Strictly for the small-fry set, lacking the visual style, wit or imagination necessary to entice adult viewers. show more

  • 75
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    The original English scripts certainly were peppered with sly, topical asides aimed squarely at adults. Paul Bassett Davies' updated screenplay attempts to follow suit, but what passes for topical these days is pretty much limited to industry inside jokes and constant allusions other movies. Thankfully, the animation itself is thoroughly inspired. show more

  • 50
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The slapdash dialogue and smug vocal talent -- even the presence of the much-loved host of "The Daily Show" is wearying -- detract from the visual appeal of the most energetic sequences (like a raucous train chase) and what's left of Danot's designs. show more

  • 25
    Chicago Tribune

    The polite word for all this is "repurposing," a euphemism for "hauling someone else's garbage." show more

  • 25
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    William H. Macy lends a little class as a snail, but Smith nails it in the closing-credit outtakes: "Don't expect Robin Williams-caliber work." show more

  • 25
    Boston Globe

    Charm-free, incoherent, and heartlessly sentimental, this woodenly animated co-production by American, British, and French companies offers boredom and irritation for parents, needlessly scary images for tots, and, for the pubescent boys who apparently run mass culture, a flatulent blue moose. It's ugly to look at, too. show more

  • 11
    Steve Davis Austin Chronicle

    A wretched experience from start to finish. show more

  • NA
    Scott Brown Entertainment Weekly

    An animated movie designed with very young children in mind. And very young children should be very angry about that. Where is it written that 4-year-olds don't deserve a good story, decent characters, and a modicum of coherence? show more

  • June 12, 2008 meenakshim28
    Report This User

    Good movie for kids, planning to watch this movie again with kids

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