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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Kids will enjoy the wisecracks and foolishness, and the big musical production numbers are toe-tappers -- or would be if the veggies had feet. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The main lessons Jonah attempts to teach are compassion and mercy. That's an unusual -- and welcome -- message these days. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Young kids will be so distracted by the silly songs and clever contemporary references that they won't even realize they're sitting through cinematic Sunday school. show more

  • 75
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    Veggie Tales is one amusing salad. show more

  • 63
    Megan Lehmann New York Post

    Enough SpongeBob-meets-Monty-Python silliness to give adults a kick as well. show more

  • 63
    Janice Page Boston Globe

    The movie's heart is in the right place, but all its messages of tolerance might resonate better if the Spanish-accented pirate didn't get drawn with a gold tooth and the turban-wearing Khalil wasn't an opportunistic rug merchant. show more

  • 63
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Spiritual V-8 juice. show more

  • 50
    Mark Caro Chicago Tribune

    Jonah may resemble an 83-minute Sunday school lesson, but at least it's a playful, colorful one, with spunky peas and tomatoes, chirpy kids' tune-- and bright animation that may not rival "Monsters, Inc." or "Shrek" but gets its points across. show more

  • 25
    Miami Herald

    I'm not big on getting lectures from produce, and the Jonah story is not exactly fresh from the crisper, but Jonah is engaging enough for parents looking to introduce their kids to the veggiest story ever told. show more

  • 30
    Steve Simels TV Guide

    Even generally sympathetic adults may eventually find their minds wandering, if only because of the characters' continual, annoying hopping; being vegetables, they have no legs, you see. show more

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