Turtle: The Incredible Journey Synopsis
A loggerhead turtle rides the Gulf Stream to the north.
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Tampa Bay Times

By Steve Persall
The movie seldom bridges the gap between education and entertainment, a trait that made "March of the Penguins" a must-see multiplex...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The loggerhead turtle's journey is indeed incredible. But you would rather the narration, delivered intelligently by Miranda Richardson,...
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70

Village Voice

Turtle still has cinematographer Rory McGuinness's remarkable visuals in its favor, though, and reveals how even innocuous human activites...
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63

Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
It's a bit long to be as kid friendly as this educational and visually striking film is meant to be.
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63

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
I'd guess Turtle: The Incredible Journey will appeal most to kids, though they will have to wrestle with 3-D glasses.
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The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
The loggerhead turtle is a threatened species, and one day all we may have left are its computer-generated analogues. Its fight for...
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Slant Magazine

By Nick Schager
Though it boasts its fair share of shots that approximate the turtle's first-person point of view, the film's most dominant presence is its...
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Turtle: The Incredible Journey review

By HannoverHouse
Really enjoyable film, a refreshing break from the noisy summer "seen-it-already" fare. Check it out!!!!...

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Turtle: The Incredible Journey review

By BARBARA_BEACHGOER
awesome! it's great for whole family! educational, engaging and something for all ages. it's so beautifully shot -- anyone who loves water, the beach and has an appreciation for marine life and our...

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By southernawf
Very interesting and beautifully shot. Very kid friendly....

Turtle: The Incredible Journey review

By grooVC
Loved it....

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Educational but slow docu may not keep kids' interest.
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EDUCATIONAL VALUE
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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