• Released
  • September 18, 2009
  • PG , 1 hr 30 min
  • Animated
  • 1,019 Fan Ratings
80

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Very likely the most fun your family will have this month.
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
A joyful romp, devoid of the tiresome pop-culture references.
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75

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The film combines a pinch of morality with a healthy dose of humor to produce a movie that's entertaining for everyone.
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75

New Orleans Times-Picayune

By Mike Scott
It's all good, goofy fun.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A surprisingly savory treat, though it doesn't bear much resemblance to the charming classic children's book on which it's based.
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75

NPR

By Bob Mondello
Ends with a big action sequence, turning into Raiders of the Lost Arby's when you wish it would serve up something less conventional. But by that time, the filmmakers have also served up a little food for thought, along with a lot of laughs.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

The splashy animation is well-executed but again a bit monotonous for a full-length feature.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

Goes down easy enough at first. But even at a svelte 81 minutes, this meal drags on too long.
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63

Boston Globe

It’s not especially filling, but it leaves a pleasant aftertaste.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

A dead-serious piece of activist filmmaking.
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66 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.