75

San Francisco Chronicle

A fun afternoon for preteen moviegoers that has just enough charm, humor and game- for-anything actors to keep parents halfway interested as well.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
When all is said and done, the movie's a steaming plate of corn -- and, indeed, that's part of the pleasure. Myles, though, delivers a fine comic performance with no strings attached.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Smartly written by William Osborne and Michael McCullers, Thunderbirds expertly targets kids. Yet parents won't be entirely bored.
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63

Chicago Tribune

It's a pretty entertaining, extremely good-looking cinematic blip--not important, not outstanding, but better than a lot of PG stuff that attempts to reach both parents and their 8-year-old kids.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

Without fail its upbeat cheesy wholesomeness is always good for a smile.
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50

Baltimore Sun

Making a live-action version of Thunderbirds is like rounding out the edges on a Picasso painting to render it more realistic.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

It's clean and cheerful entertainment, blithely piggybacking on a beloved classic. No wonder Anderson washed his hands of this project - the filmmakers tampered with and trampled on his magic formula.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Fun at times and tedious at others, it's an action-adventure fantasy aimed particularly at gadget-loving boys.
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50

Miami Herald

Kids are most likely to be entertained by this live-action offering, although baby-boomer fans of the series will appreciate how closely it hews to the show's foundation.
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25

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Not only achingly dull, it has no respect for its origins.
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36 out of 100
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