Epic 3D Synopsis
Magically transported to a secret universe, a girl joins an ongoing battle between good and evil.

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Entertainment Weekly

Epic isn't quite destined for the “Again, again!” re-watchability of some of the Pixar classics, but for a satisfying explosion of color on...
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
In the roll call of visually distinctive ’toons, Epic looms large.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
While it might not amount to epic animated filmmaking in terms of scope and invention, Epic, a 3D, CG adventure-fantasy from Blue Sky...
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63

Slant Magazine

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And that's the thing with Epic: It's something close to an animated masterpiece, provided it's watched on mute.
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Epic isn’t epic, but it isn’t half bad, either. It’s just that as high as the bar has been raised on this sort of animation, this is more...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
While never losing its visual dazzle-factor, Epic keeps returning to overly familiar themes and characters.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The film's clever use of emerald-colored hummingbirds as transportation is a highlight.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Well-polished and well-intentioned, this human-among-the-fairies adventure is filled with plenty of rousing action for short attention...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The animated result isn't bad. It's an adequate baby sitter. But where's the allure in telling the truth? Twentieth Century Fox and Blue...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
I had the sensation of sitting through a fourth-grade school play that contained no children of my own: the very definition of a nightmare.
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Overambitious Title

By MedRed
Epic does not live up to its name. Its rare for a big budget animated movie to miss the mark. Epic is mildly entertaining. Epic takes the same honey-I-shrunk-the-forest-savior that Fern Gully took in...

Epic, not epic...but close

By innbbv
Good story and likeable characters. Not as many laughs as I would have liked. Some kids might be upset in a few scenes due to emotional content. The 3D was excellent. The world felt very real. When...

Reasonable

By onihuawanshu
I love the aniation, I went to the movie with my sister 7 years old and was little bored. Really I liked the story line @ the begun and later the story line was jump between characters....

Cute

By silikethemovies
It was a cute movie, and the kids enjoyed it. Wasn't able to hold the attention of my four year old boy, but the girls (8, 12) loved it!...

Epic 3D

By amygitt
First 40 minutes are tediously boring. I almost feel asleep. Second half is better but nothing amazing. 3D was Ok but not the best I've seen. Probably too high level a story for under 6. My...

MUST SEE!!!!!!!

By amym64
It was one of the best 3D movies ever. You must see it. There was a little girl in the theater who was really into the movie.it was so cute....

Great Movie

By michael_bielski
This is a really great movie. The voice acting is very well done, the animation is extremely good, and the story is very well-adapted to this style of telling. We laughed, we cried, we jumped, we got...

EPIC

By kmsimmonstest
Very slow start! I almost fell asleep a few times. I was with a group of 9 eleven yo girls and we had the theater to ourselves. We watched it in 3-D. It failed to hold their attention for most...

Thank goodness for 3D

By theanalopez
It was not that bad. According to the previews, I was expecting it to be better. The story line was meaningful. If it wasn't for the 3D, it would of been boring for me but would of appreciated the...

Great story

By kwikfly
The first half hour of the movie was very slow and the rest was good. The 3D effects were not so good. My partner and I hardly tell it was 3D and this was a let down. The story line was good. ...

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Rated PG | For for mild action, some scary images and brief rude language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Animated adventure amuses but doesn't live up to its title.
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