100

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A movie with the sweet soul of "Toy Story" and the boisterous spirit of "Spy Kids."
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100

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Pixar again hitches top-notch storytelling to the very best in CG animation.
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100

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
A visually thrilling experience.
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Dazzlingly beautiful, funny, and meaningful.
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100

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A work of huge, if unobtrusive, ambition -- a vision of modern life, appropriate for sophisticated adults as well as for kids, that is both satirical and, of all things, inspirational. It's a great film about the possibility of greatness.
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Such smart, whiz-bang fun that you may not realize what it's about until you're safely home.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Bird has crafted a film -- one of the year's best -- that doesn't ring cartoonish, it rings true.
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88

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Clever, buoyant and surprisingly human.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Carla Meyer
The visual and emotional hues are darker [than previous Pixar films], and the focus rests more on middle age than coming of age. The adventures of a family of superheroes are likely to thrill and amuse children, but the film's more grown-up themes might go over their heads.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
One of the year's most clever and visually arresting computer-animated films, enlivened by a well-developed and credible cast of characters who just happen to be superheroes.
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90 out of 100
Universal acclaim
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