88

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
From a pure entertainment perspective, it is arguably the most enjoyable motion picture of the season. Sky High is funny, smart, energetic, subversive, and has a few substantive things to say.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A likable mix of laughs and wacky action sequences.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

An engaging and surprisingly sharp allegory about high-school hierarchies and adolescent growing pains.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
Sky High doesn't aim for the highbrow and doesn't employ lowbrow toilet humor. Instead, it hits the exact middle -- a bull's-eye worthy of a superhero.
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Sky High gets Kurt Russell back to his retro Disney roots, and he's still in good enough shape at age 54 to wear a supernatural hunk's cape.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Scott Brown
The flick is best in its bittier moments (watch for the stellar cameos), and there's nothing to trouble the tots.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A diverting family comedy that at its best aims to be a live-action "Incredibles" and at its middling a live-action episode of "Kim Possible."
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
A squeaky clean, family-friendly comedy that merely sounds like an unreleased Cheech and Chong romp.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
The film is so harmless, and the young actors try so hard, that it's difficult not to have some fun.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Hasn't a single original idea in its bird brain. But it clowns around just enough while sitting in the dunce chair that after a while it's mildly amusing.
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62 out of 100
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