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Turbo 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,...

Fresh, fast paced and fun!

By HoodCritic1
I liked this movie a lot more than I thought I would. "Turbo" is an underdog movie that a lot of people will root for because determination is the driving force behind it. David Soren did a great job...

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By morebigbadmomma
I took my 5 1/2 year old grandson to see Turbo. We could not stop laughing. This is a great kids movie. Its great for adults who still like to go and see Disney type movies!! i definitely recommend...

Everything a kid enjoys and nothing they shouldn't

By ilovesmovies
My husband and I enjoyed this movie as much as the kids. There are some great lines to remember. This movie is funny and fast and friendly! No bad language, no overt innuendo, no violence, no overly...

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By rdcarder
This was a fun and enjoyable movie. You definitely felt the emotions of the characters, especially Turbo. A wonderful story and movie for kids. My 11 year old grandson liked it and that's saying a...

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By weeksdawn
It is a great feel good movie with very positive themes. My 5 year old Twins were enthralled and their take-aways from the movie were: Never Give Up and Do Your Best. At one point in the movie my...

Great movie

By vwgill301
I took two 4 year olds and an 8 year old. Everyone enjoyed it. It was the first trip to the movie theater for one of the kids. She actually sat still and watched the whole movie! I thought the...

Turbo makes way for Summertime heat!

By msportevo
Great way to get out of the Summer heat with grade school kid/s. Would not spend full price but good for a matinee or early morning show. At times the movie was sluggish in its pace and storyline, I...

Loved it!!

By dawn_oubre
This was a cute movie with very funny parts within the whole show. I have a 6 year old grandson who was glued to the screen and on the end of his seat throughout the entire show. He was cheering...

Good Family Movie

By jborgioli
My grandson really liked the movie but at times the movie was slow and I could tell he and I were getting a bit restless. All in all it's a worth seeing movie....

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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