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Based on 37 Critics
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fan reviews ( 4 )
  • In many ways a beautiful movie, and yet in other ways it’s not very good at all. As an achievement in stop-motion animation, it’s stunning — seamless and detailed, so perfectly done that it’s easy to forget that you’re witnessing skill and not magic. show more

  • The Boxtrolls hold their own on screen, too, and children will fall in love with the creatures' mischievous antics, gurgling language and tendency to use their boxes as both a disguise and a portable bedroom. show more

  • Kids who get a kick out of the macabre will enjoy this exquisitely crafted but tedious film. show more

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  • March 07, 2015 mxgherardi
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    This picture makes you hungry for some more cheese!

  • October 10, 2014 judemickn
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    Forget what the critics are saying about this movie. We highly advise you to see it. With the time and effort involved in the making of this picture, they deserve better. It is very good and well done. We are both in our 60's and we thoroughly enjoyed it. It is probably one of the best animation shows we've seen in a long time. Stay until the end of the show to see just how much went into the claymation, making the characters move, and the set they are on. We never go by what the critics say — always word of mouth. Take our word for it. Go see the movie.

  • October 06, 2014 hi chris!
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    Lovingly crafted. Heartfelt. Quirky. Great characters. Good story in the told in the manner and style of a fable. Surprised at the mediocre reviews.

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