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Based on 30 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Don't little ones have enough to worry about without ecological concerns popping up in family entertainment? Happy Feet should have stayed light on its feet. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The dazzling animation, catchy songs and Broadway-worthy dance numbers give the film even broader appeal. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    The essence of this inventive though erratic animated feature is joyous music and eye-popping motion. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Offers dazzling cinematic family fun, and a mad medley of tunes. show more

  • 100
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    In the year of the animated movie, this one soars above them all. show more

  • 80
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    This animated all-penguin musical is terrific fun. show more

  • 100
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Happy Feet is not only the year's best animated movie, it's one of the year's best movies, period. Go. show more

  • 88
    Peter Debruge Miami Herald

    In a year rich with animation options, Happy Feet stands head and shoulders above its competition. show more

  • 88
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    An animated film that challenges preconceptions about the genre and foregoes the usual romance/adventure structure. show more

  • 75
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    A lot of director George Miller's film is gorgeous and exciting. Its craftsmanship and ambition put it a continent ahead of nearly every other animated feature of the last couple of years. show more

similar movies

  • Ice Age (2002)

  • Happy Feet Two (2011)

  • March of the Penguins (2005)

  • Rio (2011)

  • How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

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