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Based on 27 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    It's entertaining and inoffensive. show more

  • 75
    Andy Seiler USA Today

    By emphasizing surreal humor and fast-paced action instead, Rodriguez has crafted a prepubescent version of James Bond without aping that series' style. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Yummy and weightless. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    An adorable family movie. show more

  • 72
    Michael Atkinson Mr. Showbiz

    Rodriguez has made a movie for kids, and the most and least that can be said about it is that parents, while hardly being catered to, will experience profound relief that the movie knows how to entertain and does so. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    An intelligent, upbeat, happy movie. show more

  • 88
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    The most delightful family movie since "Stuart Little." show more

  • 88
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    The film's full of in-jokes, from the Spanish-language billboards to the name of Banderas' character. show more

  • 75
    Mark Caro Chicago Tribune

    A throwback to the family films of the 1970s, like one of Disney's goofy capers crossed with "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory." show more

  • 75
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    If I were 8, I would want to see it 800 times. show more

  • August 24, 2011 movieman928
    Report This User

    I\'m pretty sure bad guys wouldn\'t be creeps in costumes. Not counting super hero ones.

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