The Country Bears Synopsis
An 11-year-old talking bear tries to reunite his favorite rock band for a benefit concert.
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63

Miami Herald

By Howard Cohen
If the other theme-park movies are as appealing, go ahead, bring 'em on.
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63

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Two stars for adults -- 3 stars for kids. The under-5 set should take to The Country Bears like bears to honey - even if anyone much older...
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Unfortunately, the humans only have scripts to support them. So for every bear triumph, Country Bears also features cliched jokes, corny...
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Most of the resulting film is downright bizarre. Which, as it turns out, is not entirely to its disadvantage.
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50

Film Threat

By Michael Dequina
It makes no sense, but then again neither does much of anything in The Country Bears.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It's hard to figure who the movie is intended for. In shape and purpose, it's like a G-rated version of "This Is Spinal Tap," but will its...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
It's sort of an ursine ''The Last Waltz,'' with more costumes and no direction from Martin Scorsese.
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38

Boston Globe

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The music and the stars aren't enough to save the movie.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

Nearly unbearable.
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20

TV Guide

By Steve Simels
An unintentionally surreal kid's picture.
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Rated G
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 4+ A dumb story about a bear adopted by humans.
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