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Based on 29 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The result is a mishmash that is sometimes moving, sometimes absurd and most of the time just oddly off balance. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    A poetic and lovely tale, told as a silent picture with music and narration. show more

  • 90
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    It's classic animation wedded to modern technology -- painted pictures that move in magical splendor. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A cartoon that's truly cinematic in scope, and a story that's compelling and heartfelt - even if the heart belongs to a big, four-legged herbivore. show more

  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Popcorn-buyers, beware: This is no "Shrek," with raucous adult humor sailing over the heads of wee ones. This is "Sesame Street"-level, with white hats, black hats and simple moral messages. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The film is short at 82 minutes, but surprisingly moving, and has a couple of really thrilling sequences. show more

  • 75
    Loren King Chicago Tribune

    A welcome family film that extols noble values and offers first-class animation. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Those for whom Spirit was made will find this to be a thoroughly enjoyable production. As a "kids' movie", Spirit is a resounding success. show more

  • 75
    Ray Conlogue The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Visually the film is a knockout. I'm not sure this will matter to the young adult audience, but the film is philosophically confusing. show more

  • 63
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    Spirit lacks that essential emotional resonance, and suffers because of it. show more

  • May 19, 2010 wateringshowers
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    i love this horse based movie and horses were my favorite childhood animal :) but spirit is kind of also a magical movie with adventure and exitement. and in a way im still a horse person becuase i like classic cartoon black beauty on free internet videos. and games like bella sara dot com the free internet game. i have a my make-believe enchanted girl horse that black beauty look like black beauty. and i love to collect horse dolls and my little pony and grand champions and breyer is cool too especially barbie's. and i pat some and rode one once !

  • April 01, 2009 Meehan2002
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