Aliens in the Attic Synopsis
A small group of children at home in Maine battles alien invaders.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The movie is awfully close to a video game with its own specific rules, but its characters are appealing and funny, "Aliens" doesn't have a...
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70

Los Angeles Times

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Perfectly calibrated for the pre-adolescent set, highlighting broad physical comedy and themes of kid empowerment and featuring one of the...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

A pointless but ultimately harmless family adventure that doesn't mentally assault the 12-and-over set. (Extra points for being 100 percent...
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60

Variety

By Joe Leydon
Performances are unremarkable but acceptable pretty much across the board, and the vocal talents -- particularly Thomas Haden Church as the...
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42

The A.V. Club

By Tasha Robinson
Like those mild old Disney comedies of the ’60s and ’70s, it seems perfectly content with being a harmless distraction.
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40

The New York Times

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Robert Hoffman as the boyfriend, who spends most of his time under the marionettelike control of either the aliens or the human children,...
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Aliens in the Attic is conveyor-belt family product, an action/adventure/sci-fi/comedy made from the bland corporate DNA of Nickelodeon and...
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30

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
The real problem with this Aliens encounter is that it's patently a Nick at Night midweek movie that inadvertently got greenlighted for a...
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30

L.A. Weekly

Cheap, shoddy, crass and depressing fun for the whole family -- by which I mean 8-year-old boys.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Nowhere near as bad as "Coneheads," but still isn't worth your time.
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Not a Fan!!!!

By graydon1
I don't know who gives out ratings but they obviously do not have small childeren. I took my three kids to see this trash ages 5,7 9. I left after the first 30 min!!!It was completely inappropriate...

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By lissababy
Unoriginal plot. But whatever, I'm not you, and not everyone can agree with one person....

omg

By edwardgirl101
I Love it. And i'm like teenager. It was soooo funny...

Looks Pretty Good!!!!!

By movie wizard 202
Ok so the first time I heard of this movie I was like aliens taking over people come on; STUPID. But when i saw the preview it looked like a pretty decent film. IT has comedy, action, and most of all...

Much better than expected

By 3kids41mom
I thought this looked horrible...my 9 and 14 did NOT want to see this, but my 6 year old did desperately. So, we went yesterday. I was pleasantly surprised. This was actually worth several good...

awesome movie

By ghostface23
this movie is awesome for comedy lovers also for action maniacs but drama not aa good movie the eliens look like the ones on dragon ball z so i gess the y copied them the main reason i went to see...

Not an Oscar nomination, but defiently worht seeing. IEntertaining for both my 70 year old parents as well as my 10 and 12 year old

By Dr Zhivago
Definetly worth seeing. Entertaining for both my 70 year old parents as well as my 10 and 12 year old...

this is crazy

By loveheart360
i hated this movie my son little brother wanted to see the movie so i took him this movie shold of been rated pg-13 so much inapropet stuff!!!!!!!! My advice dont even bother!!!!!!...

Aliens in the attic

By machadomach2
It was very entertaining for children and adults alike. I took 9 little girls to see it and they loved it! Stay seated when it ends because there is a funny scene after a little bit of the credits...

Not bad

By jammerjim
A decent enough movie for the 9-12 set. You can see the plot moves from about 5 minutes in, the characters are cardboard, and the lessons learned are presented with the subtlety of a falling anvil....

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Rated PG | For some suggestive humor, action violence and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ Silly teens-versus-aliens adventure is sure to delight kids.
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