Ratatouille Synopsis
A French rat enjoys good food and longs to become a chef.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The characters are irresistible -- why would anyone want to resist a hero who so gallantly transcends his rattiness? -- the animation is...
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
A gorgeous, wonderfully inventive computer-animated comedy.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Brad Bird and Pixar recapture the charm and winning imagination of classic Disney animation.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Ratatouille is a classic.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is clearly one of the best of the year's films. Every time an animated film is successful, you have to read all over again about how...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
All the voice work here is excellent, especially Oswalt's. He sounds like Paul Giamatti but with a greater capacity for confidence.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Remy, the little rat who stars in the big, beautiful, funny Ratatouille, isn't gross at all. In fact, he's adorable.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Like the best French cuisine, Ratatouille is ambitious and delightful.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
What makes Ratatouille such a hilarious and heartfelt wonder is the way Bird contrives to let it sneak up on you.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Ratatouille is a blithe concoction, as well as a miraculously textured piece of animated design.
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There's A Rat in the Kitchen!

By Aurone
This movie has a dash of humor, combined with a savory plot, with a pinch or two of good animation. Ratatouille is an interesting computer animated film with a good message of be yourself and follow...


By cabinboy
(I got to catch this yesterday at a Black Carpet preview. I don't quite understand the team-up of miceSpace and Pixar, but I can't argue with a free screening to an excellent film =) PIXAR does it...


By Movie Freak10
This Is A Very GoodMovie!! It Kept Me Laughing. Trust Me It Is Great For The Kids Or The Date.All Ages Can Enjoy My Mother Is 43 And She Told Me She Loved It So If You Love A Cool Anitmed Movie For...

Great to See on the Big Screen

By Big Mc
My 8 year old was skeptical about this one. He ended up enjoying it tremendously. There is none of the typical rude humor in the animated films of late. This is good story with many situational...

Everyone can cook!

By vandaria
Good movie x]...

It was the cutest movie i have ever seen

By moviemom700
cutest movie i have ever seen by far, i know that sounds a little weird considering i am 32 years old. But it was cute, funny, and it had a good message. My kids loved it, and the second it came out...

Pixar Serves Up Another Tasty Entree

By cwalton
Hands down, Pixar is the gold standard of computer animation, and masterful story-telling. This is an orignal tale about a rat in the kitchen, who dreams of actually running that kitchen and becoming...

This is not your Kiddie's Pixar Anymore...

By TheArchitect
Pixar's latest film has all you can want for adults and kids. Naturally, kids like the rats and their funny interactions. The adults will appreciate the intertwining and somewhat complex interplay...


By Phreakz
This movie was the bomb. Must go....

Great movie for the whole famliy

By sacredjourney
As with all the Pixar movies Ratatouille is outstanding. It's the best movie of the summer and we've seen them all! I found the movie to be entertaining for adults as well as kids. The food network...

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Cute rat tale has some peril and potentially scary moments.
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