Racing Stripes Synopsis
Stripes the Zebra trains to become racehorse.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The special effects here are surprisingly smooth, and everyone seems to be having fun.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Simultaneously overplotted and simplistic, the new barnyard/racecourse comedy from Warner Brothers is predictable every step of the way,...
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63

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
I groaned at cliches and grinned at jokes in roughly equal measure.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Allison Benedikt
Endearing but predictable.
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
You may end up being pleasantly surprised, especially if you have a ten-year old girl in tow.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
At best, Racing Stripes should play nicely to youngsters with the cutoff for enjoyment extending no further than midteens.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Carla Meyer
Muniz, however, is hampered by Stripes' constant moping, which brings out the "Malcolm in the Middle'' star's whinier tendencies.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
But when you think of the "Babe" pictures, and indeed even an animated cartoon like "Home on the Range," you realize Stripes is on autopilot...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Scott Brown
So what disturbed me? It was the Shetland pony, which sports both Dustin Hoffman's pipes and his "I Heart Huckabees" toupee, and will haunt...
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38

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Almost everyone in this has done better, and those who haven't, like young Ms. Panettiere, have plenty of time to do so.
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Great.

By panther96
Overall a great movie!...

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Rated PG | For mild crude humor and some language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 7+ Best live-action talking animal movie since Babe.
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