100

San Francisco Chronicle

An astonishing documentary.
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100

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
The movie pays tribute to sexual equality and to each gender's agility and strength of character.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It's poignant to watch the chicks in their youth, fed by their parents, playing with their chums, the sun climbing higher every day, little suspecting what they're in for.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A cinematic experience that is dazzlingly different from anything currently in theaters, March of the Penguins captivates with its straightforward but powerful story of dogged determination, survival against harsh odds and sacrifice.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Luc Jacquet's exquisitely shot eye-of-God study of a year in the lives of these distinctive birds is a nature film built with a feel for the epic and a love of operatic narrative.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A nature documentary that captures the ferocity and heroism of nature.
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Watch them march to the very extremes of extremis, though, and it's easy to feel awe.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Michael Moore might want to look into this before more animal docs steal his thunder.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
When it comes to cute, this baby is off the charts.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Touching and brisk.
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79 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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