• Released
  • November 13, 2009
  • PG , 1 hr 28 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Animated
  • 1,156 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Angry farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with a sly fox, look to get rid of their opponent and his family.

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Critic Ratings

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100

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Witty and wonderful, Fantastic Mr. Fox is the perfect Thanksgiving entertainment.
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
With its virtuoso tomfoolery, Fantastic Mr. Fox is like a homegrown Wallace and Gromit caper. To Wes Anderson: More, please!
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Anderson has created a world as stylized and inventive as anything he's done... "Fox" is a visual delight.
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A captivating entertainment for the holiday season and well beyond.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
An adventure in pure imagination that plays to the smart kid in all of us.
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
By forgoing actual human beings, the director has made his most charming, least annoyingly fey film - a thing of lovely comic wisdom.
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88

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A gorgeous and witty piece of stop-motion animation.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
These animals aren't catering to anyone in the audience. We get the feeling they're intensely leading their own lives without slowing down...
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80

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The result is a visual treasure that successfully blends deadpan quirkiness with a wry realism rarely seen in any film, let alone one for...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's an intriguing match of material and filmmaker. Dahl's distinctive, edgy storytelling seems to fit well with Anderson's idiosyncratic...
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Rated PG | For for action, smoking and slang humor
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 7+ Offbeat family adventure may charm adults more than kids.
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