• Released
  • July 29, 2011
  • PG , 1 hr 40 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Comedy
  • 1,166 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours - right in the middle of Central Park.

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Movieline

By S.T. Vanairsdale
This is a film that transcends "good" or "bad," "like" or "don't like."
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50

Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
The slapstick is very small-kid friendly and even the most adult-friendly jokes are pretty mild stuff.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The bottom line: Any movie that gives Jonathan Winters work is doing something right.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Once you're done trying to conjugate the smurfs, there's a better movie than anyone could have possibly expected, thanks in large part to...
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50

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Smurfs is utterly kid-friendly.
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
Sitcom star Harris puts his smart-aleck chops to good use as Patrick Winslow.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Azaria channels his inner Charles Nelson Reilly, which helps, as does an evil emoting cat. Kids under 7 will likely giggle at some...
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
For all the digitally enhanced Smurfness, the results are remarkably mirthless.
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38

Slant Magazine

By Ed Gonzalez
Like the show, this boring, lazy, clumsily staged, overly lit, unnecessarily 3D-ed contraption even culminates with some half-hearted moral...
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33

Entertainment Weekly

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The Smurfs may be blue, but their movie is decidedly green, recycling discarded bits from other celluloid Happy Meals like "Alvin and the...
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Rated PG | For some mild rude humor and action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Not enough bright spots in disappointing adaptation.
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