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Gnomeo and Juliet Synopsis
Two garden gnomes try to avoid tragedy and find a happy ending to their star-crossed love affair.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This lively little film, a comic take on Shakespeare's tragedy, is really entertaining.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It has its own bizarre charms and a breezy confidence that renders it the very definition of a simple pleasure.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Every movie about cuddly dwarf statues in an English garden should have music this big.
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65

NPR

By Bob Mondello
Theatrically inclined parents will also appreciate a passing reference to the Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Moving Co.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's a sorry spectacle, watching garden gnomes being robbed of their dignity.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
The movie comes up short on inspiration despite a stellar voice cast that includes James McAvoy and Emily Blunt and a toe-tapping songbook...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A ceramic gnome by any other name is still a kitschy little figure.
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40

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
What a dud of a story! You know what it needs to dress it up? Garden gnomes.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
As weird as it sounds.
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
This is perhaps for Shakespeare completists only.
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Adorable movie :) great fun

By JacobTalls
This movie is fantastic, and I almost loved it as much as my two little boys did. This is one the family really needs to see, you can watch it at [BLOCKED WEBSITE] . **...

Delightful and Clever!

By nursenancy
The story of Romeo and Juliet has been told and retold. This could have been a stale rehash, were it not for very clever writing, good acting (voices) and the fact that it is visually stunning and...

Best rated g movie ever

By kathrynhirt
for being rated g it is alot better than expected. only went to see if with a class mate of mine because we are doing the play but turned out really good. the basic story line is followed compared to...

Too cute!!

By annam625
Wonderful movie that both kids and parents will both enjoy!!...

When Shakespeare Meets The Two Star-Crossed Garden Gnome Lovers!

By paulettepenn
Gnomeo & Juliet is a funny way to spend an evening watching something that you think is just a cartoon, but is so much more than that. It is a Shakespearean rendition of the classic tale of two...

Gnomeo and Juliet

By shelgeson4
Wonderful movie, great for all ages...

G&J is brilliant

By pnt60022
Just terrific. Clever. Fun. Great music. Good for grown-ups too....

Not too bad. Could be worse!

By nperez147
The film was cute enough to get my family interested, myself included! The greatest love story ever known “has been told. A lot.” Starring red and blue British garden gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet is...

Cute and Sweet - went with my 4 yr old daughter.

By marigold1000
Reminiscient of Toy Story with inanimate things coming to life. The gnomes are pretty funny. Loved all the nods to shakespeare....

Gno Gneed to go...

By Itzakadoozie
Saw Gnomeo in 3D. IF the effects had been worth it, which they weren't, and IF the story had some interesting twist that we didn't see coming, which it didn't, and IF the gnomes had been cute, which...

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 5+ Creative, much less tragic take on classic love story.
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