• Released
  • March 22, 2013
  • PG , 1 hr 31 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Animated
  • 6,390 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: This prehistoric comedy adventure follows the world's first family as they embark on the journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed.

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Critic Ratings

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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Considering the fact that a young girl is picking her nose on the movie poster, The Croods is surprisingly evolved.
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75

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
The first pleasant surprise of spring, a gorgeous kids’ cartoon with heart and wit, if not exactly a firm grasp of paleontology.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

Familiar family dynamics are amusingly exaggerated in the Paleolithic setting, where the most basic necessities require everyone's...
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70

NPR

By Bob Mondello
As family viewing, it's pleasant enough: primitive, yes, but in a digitally sophisticated way that's boisterous, funny and will no doubt...
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63

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Some of the exotic landscape the group trailblazes looks imported from “Avatar” — happily, bringing that immersively dimensionalized,...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Tirdad Derakhshani
The movie is well-edited and lean, a fast-paced, action-filled bit of froth that manages to be diverting and surprisingly fun.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
More than anything, the striking spectacle of primordial flora and one-of-a-kind fauna makes it easy for audiences to get pleasantly lost...
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60

New York Daily News

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The Croods are not meant to be beauties — they are, after all, a family of Neanderthals. But is the animation meant to be ugly, too?
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Keith Staskiewicz
A handful of adrenalizing sequences of animated anarchy can't save this story from feeling overly primitive.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By David Rooney
Sanders and DeMicco’s script doesn’t have the robust plotting, consistent wit or flavorful character development of the best family...
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By ferlicaaudept03
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The Croods

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Not good.

By bballingabe123
Humor: (So-So) Graphics: (Must Go) Story: (So-So) Overall: I did not think very much of this movie. The humor was bland and just unfunny, the story line was not great, but the one good thing about it...

It's great!

By dvdbhlr
I was surprised by how much I liked this film. I had my doubts, based on past Dreamworks movies, but I think this one is great....

The croods

By mariaqukkiz
Boring...

More Info

Rated PG | For Some scary action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ Gorgeously animated adventure has intense themes.
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