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

    Muniz, however, is hampered by Stripes' constant moping, which brings out the "Malcolm in the Middle'' star's whinier tendencies. show more

  • 38
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Almost everyone in this has done better, and those who haven't, like young Ms. Panettiere, have plenty of time to do so. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The special effects here are surprisingly smooth, and everyone seems to be having fun. show more

  • 50
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    At best, Racing Stripes should play nicely to youngsters with the cutoff for enjoyment extending no further than midteens. show more

  • 63
    Allison Benedikt Chicago Tribune

    Endearing but predictable. show more

  • 63
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Simultaneously overplotted and simplistic, the new barnyard/racecourse comedy from Warner Brothers is predictable every step of the way, and it contains at least three too many poop jokes. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    You may end up being pleasantly surprised, especially if you have a ten-year old girl in tow. show more

  • 63
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    I groaned at cliches and grinned at jokes in roughly equal measure. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    But when you think of the "Babe" pictures, and indeed even an animated cartoon like "Home on the Range," you realize Stripes is on autopilot with all of the usual elements: a heroine missing one parent, an animal missing both, an underdog (or underzebra), cute animals, the big race. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Like most movies aimed at the younger set, Racing Stripes has easily absorbable lessons to teach: Be yourself, never stop trying if your goal is worthwhile, and so forth. show more

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