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Based on 26 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 50
    Carla Meyer San Francisco Chronicle

    Confusing, mixing messages of self-empowerment with those of conformity. show more

  • 38
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    Alas, this eternally sunny character's mantra, "I don't have a problem, I solve problems," makes for paltry dramatic tension. show more

  • 25
    Robert Dominguez New York Daily News

    Somewhere in its quest to be educational, Fat Albert forgot to be entertaining. show more

  • 50
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    An awkward blend of live action and animation. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I don't think Fat Albert is up to speed; in its meandering, low-key way, it seems destined more for a future on de-ved, returning to the video world where the characters say they feel more at home. show more

  • 50
    Robert K. Elder Chicago Tribune

    Seems a little lightweight, even for a kids' movie. show more

  • 50
    Miami Herald

    Kenan Thompson may not look the part, but he's instantly likeable as Fat Albert. show more

  • 50
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    In the end, it's hard to see a real reason for the movie's existence. We already have Muppets. show more

  • 50
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    Except for a surreal moment when Fat Albert meets the real Bill Cosby, who tells his cartoon creation he must go back into the television, nothing inventive occurs. show more

  • 38
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    Kids, except for the very youngest, are going to be bored. show more

  • May 19, 2010 wateringshowers
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    i love fat albert but mostly the classic cartoons and songs better :D

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