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Based on 31 Reviews
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  • 75
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    This has to be the first children's film to weave a Grand Theft Auto joke into the script -- and like most things in the movie, it's pretty amusing. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The vividly animated film -- based on a comic strip by Michael Fry and T. Lewis -- has an appealing balance of comic bits and exhilarating action sequences. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Offers plenty of modest pleasures. show more

  • 50
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Over the Hedge isn't by any stretch bad. It's just banal. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The computer-animation is terrific, most of the slapstick gags are fun, and Wanda Sykes' voice performance as feisty Stella the Skunk is one that will be remembered - and not because it stinks. show more

  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    A backyard ecological comedy outfitted with some fine, silly slapstick and clever animal characters. show more

  • 88
    New York Post

    If they were still making Looney Tunes, they'd look a lot like Over the Hedge. show more

  • 88
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    It's very funny, and the little woodland critters that make up the cast are a kiddie-pleasing bunch. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Not at the level of "Finding Nemo" or "Shrek," but is a lot of fun, awfully nice to look at, and filled with energy and smiles. show more

  • 75
    Peter Debruge Miami Herald

    Kids will eat it up, while solid voice work from William Shatner and Wanda Sykes should keep this borderline-feral toon from pushing adults over the edge. show more

  • June 21, 2009 Rean Rossier
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    gosh this movie was crap on a stick it was just SO stupied I don't really care for kids movies sometimes It depends on the kids movie I thought this film was so corny that I left so there you have it. You can still see the ****** movie but be careful it will be corny.

  • December 28, 2008 ultimatedude5025
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    very good

  • August 28, 2008 Lil mikey 1012
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    is was a cool movie. it was an exciting action/animated movie that kept me entertained

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