The Hero of Color City Synopsis
A group of crayons band together to protect their city from an evil villain plotting to strip their world of color.
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Village Voice

By Sherilyn Connelly
Frank Gladstone's animated kids' movie The Hero of Color City is a perfectly pleasant pastiche of other movies, the most obvious antecedent...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Tirdad Derakhshani
A weak "Toy Story"-esque animated film for preschool kids made with little imagination, little art, and even less soul.
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50

New York Post

By Sara Stewart
For parents of very young children looking for a weekend distraction, “Color City” is passable fare — and will at least inspire kiddies to...
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40

Los Angeles Times

By Charles Solomon
The story and characterizations never get much deeper than "We're all special in our own way."
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
It’s all pleasant and forgettable.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
For parents looking to get their preschoolers out of the house, The Hero of Color City will be good enough.
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38

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

By Roger Moore
Color City is thin gruel, even by recent, weaker Pixar standards.
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Zwecker
The best thing about The Hero of Color City is its good voice talent — and its running time of only 77 minutes. Other than that, this is a...
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38

RogerEbert.com

By Sheila O'Malley
Even if you allow for the the fact that the film is geared towards the 5-year-old set, it's still a pretty dreary experience, made even...
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30

The New York Times

By Ben Kenigsberg
The Hero of Color City cannily distills the children’s movie to its lowest common denominator: bright colors flashing on screen.
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HERO OF COLOR CITY

By jesskedward915
Cute and delightful movie for pre-schoolers!...

The Hero of Color City

By teammacedo915
Very entertaining for young children. Beautiful colors and good positive lessons throughout. Can't wait for the DVD...

Forget the critics. This is fun

By DC Moviebuff
Great movie through first grade. Kids are charmed by the characters, colors, and songs. Simpler themes than toy story. Upbeat and nonscary...

FUCKIN SUCKED !

By stevierisher
THE TRAILER WAS SO DAMN AWESOME , BUT THE ******* MOVIE WAS **** ! idk about the movie . :/ i never seen it , BUT ALL YOU FUCKERS THAT SAYS ITS A GREAT AND AWESOME ***MOVIE , SUCK A **** , NOT...

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By babyhellkittie572
This movie is great for young children, but it is not one of those movies that tries to entertain adults simultaneously. Be prepared to sit through a terrible movie that your child will love....

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 4+ Gentle adventure is sweet, colorful but not very original.
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