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When Oh, a loveable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl named Tip who is on a quest of her own.
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75

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Jim Parsons brings his own irrepressible energy to DreamWorks’ 3-D animated Home, segueing from almost-alien misfit Sheldon Cooper on “The...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The movie is pretty droll, and it agitates for cross-species friendship; its aggressively packaged heart-tugging elements come with an...
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63

Tribune News Service

By Roger Moore
Home is a energetic, obvious animated comedy packed with the sort of low humor and silly laughs that drive very small children wild.
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63

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Home delivers like a mailman on Valentine’s Day. But when we scratch beneath the sugary surface, there’s something tart inside that’s...
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60

TheWrap

By James Rocchi
There’s nothing in Home that you haven’t seen before, but there’s a lot in it your kids haven’t; as animated sci-fi for small fry, it’s a...
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60

CineVue

By Jamie Neish
Home is funny, colourful and fast-paced.
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60

Variety

By Peter Debruge
Unimaginative and downright predictable by grownup standards, but bursting with elements sure to appeal to younger auds.
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60

Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
If director Tim Johnson -- adapting Adam Rex's book The True Meaning of Smekday -- can't do much with the story's confused, if...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Home could have fashioned a more original story, dug deeper into a theme of cultural understanding and jettisoned the toilet humor.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
The problem is, the story lacks originality and zest.
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Cute, Funny, Great Message!

By yvonnefrasca
I saw this with my 10 year old. We both loved the movie. The characters are adorably cute and funny and you can't help but like the characters. The little aliens have a unique way of talking and...

Good Message

By Movie_Goer_21
I saw the movie with my 9 year old girl. We both enjoyed it. It is fun, witty and it definitely sends a good message. Lots of funny parts and Rihanna songs ;) Must see....

ahhhh!

By jjssdd
So sweet! We had a 3 generation family movie night and all 3 generations enjoyed themselves. Ages 6 to 70 and all were happy through the whole movie. Great themes, important lessons, fabulous...

Home

By jannaujokas
great movie for families...

Great for all ages

By chrissyzellie
Home was such a cute movie! Very small children friendly! My kids are already begging to go see it again!...

Big Boov Theory

By motorhedrcng248
I loved every minute of it. Jim Parsons was spot on and Rhianna was a fabulous Straight Woman. Great for kids and adults....

Great movie!

By mraz4jkb
original idea and sweet story...

Great movie

By jallen11718
Love the story and lesson in it for kids. Great animation and music...

By decbutterfly
Adorable movie and heartfelt! Good movie for the hold family....

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By rlbj0113
loved it me and my daughter's loved it from beginning to end....

More Info

Rated PG | For Mild Action and Some Rude Humor
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Animated alien comedy is sweet, cute, if not super original.
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