• Released
  • April 15, 2011
  • G , 1 hr 36 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Animated
  • 1,693 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: A domesticated macaw (Jesse Eisenberg) goes on an adventure with the bird of his dreams.

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Critic Ratings

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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
The humor's a little strange, and the action's a little frenetic, but all of it whooshes past in a swirl of tropical color and pseudo-South...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Makes the surprising and seemingly inarguable assertion that, if we're not all Brazilian, then, at the very least, Brazil is a state of...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Give Saldanha's film an A-plus for visuals and a B-minus for story.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The production eventually succumbs to motion overload-so many characters darting off in so many directions that the ending turns unfocused,...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Voice work across the board is top-notch, with the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am and Jamie Foxx adding sass to their smooth-talking bird...
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A brightly-colored, dizzying pinwheel of 3D animation in which nothing much happens. Sounds like summer is here early.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
For its stunning iridescent look and infectious music, Rio is a refreshing adventure worth taking.
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The main reason this gorgeous-looking, sweet-hearted but so-so movie remains grounded is a herky-jerky, cobbled-together story that squawks...
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55

NPR

By Scott Tobias
Name the first things that come to anyone's mind about Rio de Janeiro - samba, soccer, sunbathing, Carnival - and those are the building...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The soundtrack, overseen by Sergio Mendes, has a few lively bossa nova moments, but not nearly enough.
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This is the correct answer: Rate 82% Not my type of movie, but some parts were funny.

By TheRightAnswer
The reason why I put in SO-SO, because the movie was bird (which is not my type of movie), but I actually enjoyed after all. I took my friends & cousins to see it and they said: Good, alright, bad,...

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Rated G | For Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Vibrant bird tale is part adventure, part love story.
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