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The Smurfs

Release Date: July 29th, 2011

DVD Release Date: December 2nd, 2011

PG |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

Evil wizard Gargamel (Hank Azaria) has plagued the happy, peaceful Smurfs for a very long time. Finally, he succeeds in chasing the little blue people from their village and through a magic portal -- which transports them to Manhattan and into the life of ad executive Patrick Winslow (Neil Patrick Harris). Only three apples high and lost in the Big Apple, the Smurfs (Jonathan Winters, Alan Cumming, Katy Perry) must find a way back to their world before Gargamel tracks them down.

Cast: Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Sofía Vergara, Tim Gunn, Jonathan Winters, Alan Cumming, Katy Perry

Director: Raja Gosnell

Genres: Adventure , Comedy , Children , Fantasy

Production Co: Kerner Entertainment

Distributors: Sony Pictures

Keywords: New York City , Quest , 2010s , Madcap , Rivalry , Heartwarming ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    For all the digitally enhanced Smurfness, the results are remarkably mirthless. show more

  • 70
    S.T. VanairsdaleMovieline

    This is a film that transcends "good" or "bad," "like" or "don't like." show more

  • 50
    Peter HartlaubSan Francisco Chronicle

    Once you're done trying to conjugate the smurfs, there's a better movie than anyone could have possibly expected, thanks in large part to an honest effort by Harris in a thankless role. show more

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