100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
It will be the most talked-about comedy of summer.
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100

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The suspense isn't exactly breathtaking, but there are some mighty fine laughs in this clever Claymation cartoon.Family fun for all.
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100

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's aimed at adults as much as children, with jokes that work on multiple levels, and contraptions.
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A delightful, perceptive, funny, detail-perfect fable.
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90

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Flock (don't walk) to the theater to see Chicken Run.
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90

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It may sound silly, but Lord and Park conjure up a world of visual miracles.
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88

New York Daily News

Funny, even thrilling.
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88

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
There's nothing paltry about its poultry.
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88

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
A little slapstick, a little action, rich characters and a whopping serving of wit. All baked to near-perfection.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Not only funny and wicked, clever and visually inventive, but . . . kind and sweet. Tender and touching.
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88 out of 100
Universal acclaim
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