Mr. Peabody & Sherman 3D Synopsis
A time-traveling dog and his boy meet some of history's greatest characters.

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Critic Ratings


The Telegraph

By David Gritten
It’s sweet-natured and amusing, with a story to captivate kids; yet the script has enough witty touches to keep adults laughing too.
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Things drag, here and there. But kids will dig the slapstick, the talking dog and giggle at what flies out of the Sphinx’s butt, or drops...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Loaded with improbable cultural references (Sherman totes a Stephen Hawking lunchbox and uses words like “eponymous”), I fear Mr. Peabody...
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Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
In the film’s sharpest visual sequence, they land in ancient Egypt, with the filmmakers entertainingly cribbing from “Indiana Jones” and...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Has a cool, midcentury-modern look (dog and boy live in a populuxe Manhattan penthouse) and a voice cast that may not be A-list but fits the...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Mr. Peabody & Sherman” is a whip-smart, consistently funny and good-natured film with some terrific voice performances and one of the most...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Parents will get the historical jokes but are unlikely to be amused; kids won’t get them, but might laugh anyway.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Lively, educational and intermittently amusing. The fun, however, grows strained and formulaic as the movie goes on.
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Total Film

Despite top-notch visuals and versatile voice-work from Ty Burrell’s (Modern Family) doting doggy dad and Alison Janney’s monstrous social...
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By Guy Lodge
The narrative’s time-travel element allows for plenty of fluffy, fleet-footed action.
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Family Fun

By kathleenlaurahardy
Took my kids, we laughed together.. they laughed alone and they were confused by my sudden bought of unexplainable laughter of liners that require you to be born before the 80's to grasp. All In...

must go, saw twice - double parties a grate movie for all ages

By bek0007
5 stars! best animated movie ever seen! even teenagers LOVED IT!! really a unique film for everyone. Great messages, fun, even educational without knowing it... we loved it!!!...

Hilarious movie!

By Godsgrace47
My kids ages 10, 9, 7, and I saw this movie. Tons of kid and adult humor. Kids loved it and so did I. Plus it was packed with a lot of humorous history lessons. Would definitely see again....

Great Fun!

By sphenix251
We all found this movie fast-paced, witty, and fun! From the 72 year old to the 6 year old, all were entertained. As a fan of Peabody in the past, I was pleased to see this dynamic duo updated to...

Wonderful Movie

By realupscale
This movie was fun for the entire family. There was humor for the children as well as for the adults, without being too risque, as too many children films are....

Old enough to go, young enough not to care

By jakew1966
I am entirely to old to show up to a Mr. Peabody movie. I was a big fan of the cartoon when I was a kid, so I had to swallowed my pride, went to the box office, got a ticket and took a seat. I'm glad...

Mr. Peabody and Sherman: The Modern Duo

By nikaaanikooo
This movie was amazing. The voice actors were splendid. I think that if I were 10 or 11, this movie would have been the best way for me to learn about history. But it was super duper fantabulous....

Funny and amAzing.

By adelwy
I went to watch it last night and its so adorable and cute. i want to w=got watch it again. This movie is going to my top 10 of course....

Kids Loved It!!!

By 40somethingmom
A friend and I took our boys 7 and 5 and they loved it! It starts out a bit slow, but Sherman - in the movie -- is just adorable! The boys were quoting lines and laughing about the movie all the...

Better than I hoped

By ixtimes
Sometimes, when I have really high expectations, I leave a film thinking, "Eh, it was just OK." Other times, when I have very little in the way of expectations, I am pleasantly surprised. That was...

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Rated PG | For Brief Rude Humor and Some Mild Action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Punny time-travel adventure with lots of comic peril.
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