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Based on 18 Reviews
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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    One of the most witty, entertaining family films to come out in some time. show more

  • 38
    Mike Clark USA Today

    This one's aimed at those airheads who, like George, have been swinging on a grapevine and slamming into too many trees. [16 July 1997, p. 3D] show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    A movie that is sort of funny some of the time and then occasionally hilarious. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Possesses both an edge and a sense of self-mocking that's unusual for any feature, live or animated. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The plot is predictable, and the humor is uncreative and often crude. The heroine, however, is endearing in her quirkiness. show more

  • 38
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    They are singing the jingle in the bath, in bed, in the car, ready to send you, like George, smack into a tree. show more

  • 60
    Angie Errigo Empire

    Very amusing fun. show more

  • 40
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    John Cleese supplies the voice of George's brainy and terrifically tolerant sidekick, a very unconvincing animatronic gorilla named Ape, but even he can't raise the level of humor above the harmlessly goofy. show more

  • 50
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    So silly, so garishly over-the-top, and so bracingly eager to please, that it's hard not to fall under its gleefully gooney spell. show more

  • 75
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    Hits you on the head until you laugh. show more

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