• Released
  • July 17, 2013
  • PG , 1 hr 36 min
  • Animated
    Family
  • 2,624 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: A snail kicks into overdrive after miraculously attaining the power of superspeed.

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Critic Ratings

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85

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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Meh.

By dvdbhlr
I didn't really like it but my son did....

Turbo-Dreamworks

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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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