Shorts Synopsis
The appearance of a wish-granting rock leads to chaos in the small town of Black Falls.
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75

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Fast and funny, and grown-ups will not suffer sitting through it.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
Rodriguez, is a hack in the best sense of the term, often serving as producer, director, writer, shooter and composer – all of which come...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Adult actors pretty much let the youngsters upstage them. The two leads, Bennett and Vanier, do a nice job holding the center of gravity...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
Like "Jumanji," Shorts runs out of momentum before it's half over. That leaves it treading slapstick and killing time until its strained...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Fast-paced, imaginative and often cute, Shorts is slight but enjoyable family fare.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Provides just enough smart, silly fun for families desperately seeking an easy (and air-conditioned) escape from hazy August humidity.
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60

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
A preachy parable of suburban discontent, Shorts probably has enough kid-oriented slapstick to please the under-12 set. But it's not likely...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
More like a summer-camp theater project than a studio movie.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

It's more of a burst pinata than a story, a wild, kinetic jumble of images, ideas and flying-candy-bar product placement that would offend...
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Be warned, though: This is the multiplex equivalent of ADD.
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SHORTS - short-changed!!! Rating: 55 out of 100. (Based on advance VIP press preview)

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Recently I attended the advance VIP press preview of this 1.5hr hyper-kinetic movie. Director Robert Rodriguez who did so well with SPY KIDS and SIN CITY totally missed the mark with this frenetic...

Not intended for everyone

By NEMESIS2K5
There is some creativeness I will admit, but the humor wasn't thought out. I can see the movie from a kids point of view and there are some parts where there could be a good laugh or two. This film...

Shorts 08/15/2009

By hawai_pinay
Aloha Everyone! My family and I just watched this movie; 'Shorts' at the Palms, Las Vegas, Nevada. My kids liked how there were different short movies within the movie, it helped them...

Friday Night Waste

By freckles
This movie was a complete waste of my families time. We should get refunds. I might as well have taken my 5 year old to Sorority Row. I don't want my children learning these bully behaviors. They...

Shorts

By Step44
My 7 year old daughter thought it was awesome never took her eyes off the sreen....

Such a disappointment!

By jesbalascio
This movie is so poorly written, acted, and directed, I can think of nothing positive to say about it. My son (who is 6) didn't like it despite the overuse of flatulence and references to...

Shorts

By movie Fannatic
Overall this was a good family film. Had some good funny parts. Go see it if you have kids they'll enjoy it. Overall grade B...

Five Word Review

By fanofgoodfilm77
Alright But Not The Greatest...

Five Word Review

By thrilldayoda
fun for younger children only...

The worst movie I have ever seen in my l

By pulpfiction007
This movie was so terrible that we had to leave the movie theater disgusted....

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Rated PG | For mild action and some rude humor