Shark Tale Synopsis
A lowly hustler fish becomes an unlikely hero after he takes credit for an accident.

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ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Represents solid family entertainment, and will find a special place in the hearts of those who adore the "Godfather" movies and the TV...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
By avoiding the usual animation cliches, by keeping the story moving, the pictures pretty and the characters consistently amusing, director...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Not wildly imaginative, and it has a tepid mix of movie references. But the physical environment and characters make it irresistible.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Story is everything and Shark's is rather thin and soupy, despite the winning improvisational skills of stars Will Smith and Jack Black.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Comes off as an overly jokey but often quite entertaining spoof that should please families everywhere.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The noisiest laughs in this watery animated comedy are reserved for those who value self-referential winks above all else.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Where Finding Nemo suggested that under-the-waves adventure was limitless, Shark Tale suggests that this sea is over-fished. The krill is...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's stale, like something you wrap in yesterday's newspaper.
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The story leaves you snoozing with the fishes.
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Where "Nemo" was clever, soulful, and marvelous to look at, "Tale" is manic and surprisingly ugly, with a script that leans on the...
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My favoriate!

By movie cici
Have been into animation movies for a long time. But this is definitely my fav! watched over and over again. made me laugh out loud every time. I don't have kid yet. But i haven't found anything...

NOT FOR KIDS

By prncess803
This movie sells sex and stereotypes. Something that should NOT be in a kids show. Moms and dads, this movie will teach your little girl that moving your body in 'certain ways' will get a guy to do...

must

By glxy
must...

Great!

By panther96
One of my favorites....

Five Word Review

By The Cow Pharaoh
The JellyFish Are Very FUNNY!...

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By ggbull
will smith rocks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

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IFC Center

By Andy_whitestone
Wanna see it? Wait for it's date to go to IFC Center....

sucks

By Zman92609
not worth the money don't go...

More Info

Rated PG | For some mild language and crude humor
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ Fast, fresh, funny action comedy set undersea.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
CONSUMERISM
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