75

Miami Herald

By Peter Debruge
Valiant enlists a squad of loveable birdbrains to turn the classic fighter-pilot formula into an upbeat adventure film loaded with laughs.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
It's perhaps the first animated kids' film that can claim to be "based on a true story."
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63

Premiere

Adults expecting a little bit more, "Chicken Run," this ain't.
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63

New York Post

The best sequence comes when the gang meet a saucy French lady mouse who works for the Resistance and at moments of high drama sings "Je Ne Regrette Rien" ("Ah!" your children will say. "At last, an Edith Piaf joke!")
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The visuals might be undistinguished, but the voices are excellent.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Despite a decent cast of mostly British voice actors and better-than-average computer animation, the movie seems rushed at 76 minutes and is only marginally funny.
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Valiant is voiced by Robots' Ewan McGregor, an actor apparently no longer in a "Trainspotting" mood.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Scott Brown
The CG is on the rubbery side, and the backdrops are jarringly 2-D. But Valiant isn't so hard to look at -- it's hard to listen to.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
A plucky little bird that just won't fly.
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The top-secret message this pigeon is carrying reads ''Wait for the DVD."
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45 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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