• Released
  • March 2, 2012
  • PG , 1 hr 26 min
  • Animated
    Family
  • 2,664 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: A 12-year-old strives to win the affection of the girl of his dreams and discovers the story of the Lorax.

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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The movie is like a less original "WALL•E," but it's still vibrant and touching.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It's been animated by the same company that made "Despicable Me,'' which is to say you don't know whether to watch The Lorax or lick it.
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75

Slant Magazine

By Nick Schager
The Lorax is a modest gem, failing to significantly enhance its source material's ideas but still delivering a zany, rollicking,...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Someone in Hollywood ought to speak for the trees, and The Lorax does it with verve and vibrancy.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The result is solidly entertaining - not quite as good as "Horton Hears a Who" or "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" - but unquestionably...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Armed with a splendid voice cast and a gorgeously-rendered 3D-CG landscape, Dr. Seuss' The Lorax entertains while delivering it's...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
While softening Geisel's darker themes, they still meld a valuable message into catchy songs, bright images (nicely done in 3D) and funny...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
You know what? The whole thing is harmless.
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40

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
The Lorax is so big, flashy and redundant that it courts precisely the kind of blind consumerism it's supposed to be condemning. It doesn't...
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Yikes! Chris Renaud and Kyle Balda direct strictly for short-attention spans on a fruit-loopy palette that made me want to puke. Had Dr....
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Rated PG | For Brief Mild Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 5+ Dr. Seuss classic is cute, but watch for product tie-ins.
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