Happy Feet Synopsis
Born without the ability to sing, a young emperor penguin (voice of Elijah Wood) expresses himself and hopes to attract a mate with his amazing tap dance.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Happy Feet is not only the year's best animated movie, it's one of the year's best movies, period. Go.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
In the year of the animated movie, this one soars above them all.
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Miami Herald

By Peter Debruge
In a year rich with animation options, Happy Feet stands head and shoulders above its competition.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
This animated all-penguin musical is terrific fun.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Don't little ones have enough to worry about without ecological concerns popping up in family entertainment? Happy Feet should have stayed...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Offers dazzling cinematic family fun, and a mad medley of tunes.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The movie's an uncategorizable mixture of the tacky and profound, and on some weird level, you have to respect it.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The dazzling animation, catchy songs and Broadway-worthy dance numbers give the film even broader appeal.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A moderately adorable, musically wacky, ecologically activist CG family comedy.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The essence of this inventive though erratic animated feature is joyous music and eye-popping motion.
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How can you not love animated penguins

By WindupSquirrel
You can't smell them so all is good....

NOT for Children!

By movie_time
".....if you want my body baby, from dusk till dawn." Yes, "Kiss" by Prince is the first AND last song you hear in this movie. "I want to make love to you", since when did this become a normal line...


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By misscb
Cute, Singing And Dancing Penguins...

Cute Movie

By NCalebWard
Go see it for the sake of your inner child. Great adult appreciation included. A little long, but a good see!...

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Loved This Movie...

By bgenzoli
Who wouldn't love all of the voices? Robin Williams' penguin...I mean, he's got this latin voice to him - sooo funny....

HAPPY FEET!! I' a 50yr old Nana and MY FEET WERE VERY HAPPY!!!

By highdollarnana
Go see it for the sake of somehow bringing the inner child out in you...you will not regret it!. Great adult appreciation included..So therefore this one is recommonded for all ages even 50 yr olds...

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Rated PG | For some mild peril and rude humor
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 5+ Ultra-cute kid flick has a few scary, emotional moments.
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