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Based on 29 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    The film is so harmless, and the young actors try so hard, that it's difficult not to have some fun. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Sky High gets Kurt Russell back to his retro Disney roots, and he's still in good enough shape at age 54 to wear a supernatural hunk's cape. show more

  • 63
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    A diverting family comedy that at its best aims to be a live-action "Incredibles" and at its middling a live-action episode of "Kim Possible." show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Hasn't a single original idea in its bird brain. But it clowns around just enough while sitting in the dunce chair that after a while it's mildly amusing. show more

  • 80
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    A likable mix of laughs and wacky action sequences. show more

  • 88
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    From a pure entertainment perspective, it is arguably the most enjoyable motion picture of the season. Sky High is funny, smart, energetic, subversive, and has a few substantive things to say. show more

  • 75
    Robert K. Elder Chicago Tribune

    Sky High doesn't aim for the highbrow and doesn't employ lowbrow toilet humor. Instead, it hits the exact middle -- a bull's-eye worthy of a superhero. show more

  • 75
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    An engaging and surprisingly sharp allegory about high-school hierarchies and adolescent growing pains. show more

  • 75
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    For those of us who wish that John Hughes' "The Breakfast Club" had kept the cheeky tone of Hughes' "Sixteen Candles," what ensues is the best Hughes farce that Hughes never made about adolescent snobbery and heartbreak as well as adult obtuseness. show more

  • 75
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    A clever blend of the high school comedy and the superhero genre. show more

  • July 29, 2009 Rean Rossier
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    This was not the best kid's movie you will ever watch ******** still a good movie for childern 5 & up something like that, I thought this movie was good not great still enjoyable.

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