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Based on 36 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's stale, like something you wrap in yesterday's newspaper. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    By avoiding the usual animation cliches, by keeping the story moving, the pictures pretty and the characters consistently amusing, director and co- writer Rob Letterman cobbles together an entertaining 90 minutes. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Story is everything and Shark's is rather thin and soupy, despite the winning improvisational skills of stars Will Smith and Jack Black. show more

  • 40
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    The story leaves you snoozing with the fishes. show more

  • 50
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Where Finding Nemo suggested that under-the-waves adventure was limitless, Shark Tale suggests that this sea is over-fished. The krill is gone. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Not wildly imaginative, and it has a tepid mix of movie references. But the physical environment and characters make it irresistible. show more

  • 60
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Comes off as an overly jokey but often quite entertaining spoof that should please families everywhere. show more

  • 88
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Represents solid family entertainment, and will find a special place in the hearts of those who adore the "Godfather" movies and the TV series "The Sopranos." show more

  • 88
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    By riffing off two iconic American narratives of the last 35 years, "The Godfather" and "The Sopranos," it has changed the template for animation, making a timely film that still deals with timeless children's themes. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Boasts a really spectacular cast to voice those reasonably funny jokes. show more

  • February 05, 2012 Dry Master
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    It's amazing how you can change an undersea world and make it look exactly like New York. A car wash is changed to Whale Wash, Sharks are enemys. I really like this movie and don't think it needs a sequel.

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