Brave 3D Synopsis
A courageous Scottish princess (Kelly Macdonald) must figure out how to undo a beastly curse.

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Critic Ratings


Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A rousing, gorgeously animated good time.
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By Stephanie Zacharek
My heart belongs to Bear Elinor, whose movements and mannerisms are a tender echo of Human Elinor's – her character is designed and drawn...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Satisfying and spirited and laced with humor.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Merida may be a headstrong heroine, a feisty animated hybrid who calls to mind Katniss Everdeen, Bella Swan, and the neo-fairy-tale...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's a lively, psychologically astute tale filled with humanity, wit and charming performances.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Visually stunning and strongly voiced, but doesn't take any real risks.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Eventually it straightens out into a fast, funny, emotionally resonant story about mothers and daughters, but it takes a while to get there...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This is less a film in the lustrous Pixar tradition than a Disney fairy tale told with Pixar's virtuosity. As such, it's enjoyable,...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Gorgeously animated and featuring a tapestry of real-looking wonders, Brave is certainly a thing of beauty. But its emotional layers don't...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
In terms of story and emotional power, Brave comes up short.
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Scotland Tales

By cmstoker
It was a nice story! I will watch it again. I feel it is not appropriate for toddlers due to the intensity of fighting and witchcraft. The brief nudity was a little shocking but that goes without...

Great family flick

By VAmoviedad
My daughter wanted to see it, but coming out my son and I even enjoyed it. Great movie and the 3-D is the best I remeber seeing in a while....

Great Story!!

By cmartine93
My 5-year old daughter, 29-year old husband, and myself (24-year old) enjoyed this movie so much. Its a great family film for all ages! A beautifully written story. WATCH IT!...

Brave catches your imagination

By losanflorida
Really good movie with incredible CGI. My hats off to Pixar, they have returned in style. I recommend going just to see some really awesome animation. Plot line was actually a very good story, but...


By missyjoremy
Saw Brave yesterday with my 6 yr old son. We both Loved it, had some really funny moments and some serious ones too. Great for all ages, storyline might be for more older kids to understand. But...

Excellent Kid and Adult Movie

By Ohana5Bellevue
We took our son (10) and 5 of his friends and our 7 year old daughter. They all thought it was fantastic. The only part that would be questionable for younger kids is the Bear scene, it could be...

Great -- Trailers DO NOT do the movie justice...

By 41media
Brave was surprisingly and pleasantly very very good. My girlfriend and I enjoyed it immensely. Disney/Pixar movies are almost always enjoyable and to do this day there is only a few titles that...

Fun for all ages...

By h_d_mike
My girlfriend suggested we see this movie and since I've always enjoyed animated films, I was more than happy to go see this one. We're 50'ish and both enjoy a good movie. She has seen a few 3D films...


By Barbaramsw
The whole family will enjoy this, but especially mothers and daughters. FINALLY, a breathtakingly beautiful, funny yet serious, movie that gives mothers and daughters a film about . . . well,...

Cute and Great Graphics as expected!

By tazsmama97
I decided to brave the 1st Day of Opening with my 6 yr. old . We watched in 3D instead of XD and it looked great! Fun, Adventurous and My Daughter came away feeling more appreciatiative and loving...

More Info

Rated PG | For Rude Humor and Some Scary Action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ Mother-daughter princess tale has some very scary scenes.
Read the Common Sense Media Review