Turbo 3D Synopsis
A snail kicks into overdrive after miraculously attaining the power of superspeed.

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Film.com

By Laremy Legel
Particular credit must be given to Samuel L. Jackson’s voicing of Whiplash and Paul Giamatti’s work on the voice of Chet. The chemistry...
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80

The Dissolve

By Genevieve Koski
There’s nothing remotely revolutionary about Turbo’s underdog-sports narrative, but that’s okay—it’s one of the sturdiest plots in film for...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

While there's no denying that the film is a harmless, wholesome, and heart-warming ride crafted with polish and skill, it's also so...
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A fresh, fast and funny little fable.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Nell Minow
The movie gets a bit slow, with too much time spent on the human characters, who are dreary and underwritten, compared to the big dreams of...
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70

Variety

By Peter Debruge
Here, the laughs come not from the silly voices but a blend of snappy editing and clever character bits, including a recurring joke about an...
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65

NPR

Turbo is harmless good fun — and impressionable kids could take worse lessons away from the multiplex.
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
While small children may be enchanted by this little gastropod that could, adults will be more sorely tested. For all the horsepower Turbo...
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63

Slant Magazine

By R. Kurt Osenlund
As a film about social issues, and simply being yourself, it's commendably progressive, going so far as serving as a kind of coming-out...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Has some appealing characters, a few laughs and then devolves into a predictable Tortoise and the Hare spinoff.
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Snail Pace Start, Fun and Fast For the Finish!

By MedRed
I didn't have high expectations for Turbo, but I had faith in DreamWorks's ability to get me interested in snails and left turn racing. I wasn't let down. Turbo turned out to be a modern,...

So Cute

By schism07
What started out as a movie that I had very little interest in, turned out to be one of the best kids movies I have seen. It was FANTASTIC. From the start to the end, you find your self intrigued...

Turbo 3-D

By wildwomansam
I took my grandson age 5. He really liked it. He was very happy with the ending. I am glad I took my G/S. I will be taking him to more. Enjoyed the 3-d. Digital would of been ok too. You should see...

Great Kids Movie

By mconenna08
Turbo is Great Movie to bring your kids and adults to see this summer. the characters were terrific and really funny. the movie boosts lots of energy filled moments that keep the kids laughing...

cute the first time

By maelynnswain
Mildly entertaining. We had afew laughs but I can say that I don't think I would want this movie as a kiddo's favorite. I would get more than tired of it....

Loved Turbo!

By susie435
Not only did our 3 girls enjoy this movie (Ages 7-10), but my husband and I really enjoyed it as well. Funny, fast and definitely a must see family movie. I'm sure I'll be buying the DVD as well...

Cute & Funny

By marykm25
Both of my girl's loved this movie and the relationships of the brothers; both the snails and the humans was heartwarming. A wonderful movie to take your children to....

Turbo charged movie with tons of heart!

By mattfan12059
Turbo was cute and sweet! A couple scenes felt slugish but it was usually upbeat and colorful! Turbo is a likeable character while his brother, Chet, has some good traits and wants to help his...

Wonderful movie for the whole family

By judybuckglenn
This delightful movie is charming, funny, clever and has a great story to tell with sympathetic characters, both human and snail. I was wary of a cartoon--I went with my grandchildren--but it was as...

I liked the film

By cbspock
A believe in yourself, believe in your dream story. I really liked the 3d elements of the film. They must have scanned the track for the film, because it sure felt like you were at the track with the...

More Info

Rated PG | For Some mild action and thematic elements.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Speedy snail dreams big in fun animated comedy.
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