Meet the Robinsons Synopsis
Boy genius travels forward in time, and helps a family with his smarts.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Simply put, it's terrific.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Almost as funny as it is hyperactive, the new computer-animated family comedy is luscious to look at and as fizzy as a can of soda popped...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
It's hard not to like a PG-rated 'toon that works in references to "Pulp Fiction" and "Fargo," even if Meet the Robinsons, a delightful,...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
When it enters the future, it's a new-fangled, old-fashioned jim-dandy of a show.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A visual treat with an engaging story that has an uplifting, but not maudlin, message.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
It takes nearly an hour before Stephen J. Anderson's 3-D, animated comedy Meet the Robinsons begins to make sense, and when it does, the...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A 3-D fantasy that's lovely to look at but less than delightful to know.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Frenetically paced but mostly pointless computer-animated film that will satisfy children but may give parents a headache.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Who knows whether the project is meant to be earnest, ironic, post-ironic, made for adults, made for kids, made to teach lessons, or made...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The most un-Disneylike cartoon yet from Disney animation. The thing is a hellzapoppin' of eccentric characters, zany situations and wacky...
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A Good Start for the New Disney

By cwalton
This is the first family film to come out since Pixar took creative control over at Disney, and it's an unexpected treat. At first, while watching it, everything seemed a little too generic. The...

Was it just me?

By RandytheMovieFan
I gave up about 30 minutes into the movie. Boring, dumb, unappealing in just about every way. Maybe it picked up and redeemed itself but I wasn't going to waste any more of my time finding outl...

A Sweet Tale About Family

By filmreal
"Meet the Robinsons" was a nice film with lots of laughs, an intriguing plot, and a meaningful message. The film follows Lewis, a pre-teenager at an orphanage. He attempts to remember his birth...

i LOVE meet the robinsons

By chelseegirl
when i first watched it i knew i was going to like it it but i was wrong i LOVED it. plus i think Wilbur is kind of cute!...

Meet the Robinsons

By Bonnie Kerry
Good movie, especially for kids, but with a good moral message. I am not a big cartoon fan, but did enjoy the message and particularly the lack of any sleazy undertones....

Meet The Robinsons

By alimurphyzoominternet
Great, I thought it was wonderful for children to watch, entertaining, and sweet. I would go again....

The Best of Everything

By dentona
This is one of the best movies I've seen in a long time. The story is fresh and compelling. Each character is so lovable and feel they're real! Plenty of quick, quirky and goofy...

Meet the Johnsons in person

By slinck
It has a well written plot, lots of action, emotion, and full color 3D. It is a must see....

Keep Moving towards this one

By kidflick
The movie is a sweet story with an appealling theme to "keep moving forward" . Adults and children can relate to struggles of moving beyond failure and that you actually can learn more from failure...

An awsome movie for children of all ages and adults!!

By bobnheather03
This was the first time i took my 2 1/2 year old to go see a movie in the movie theatre. Not only was he glued to the movie but i was also. It keeps you laughing and very entertained!! I am a movie...

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 7+ Clever but sometimes scary time-travel adventure.
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