Who Framed Roger Rabbit Synopsis
A 1940s Los Angeles private eye (Bob Hoskins) helps a cartoon rabbit beat a murder rap.
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Chicago Tribune

By Dave Kehr
Brilliantly funny, bracingly smart and surprisingly moving. [22 June 1988]
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
What is astonishing about this movie is how all the elements are so deftly mixed - the technology of real sets and people interwoven with...
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100

Washington Post

By Desson Thomson
If you don’t like Who Framed Roger Rabbit, have your pulse checked... You'll forget yourself right through to the end when Porky Pig,...
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100

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
It's the year's cleverest comedy in more ways than one. The animated sequences are brilliant... Most important, the story also has dark...
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie is funny, but it's more than funny, it's exhilarating.
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100

USA Today

By Mike Clark
If it isn't flawless, neither is "Fantasia"... Here's a live-action/animated marvel with no screen antecedent; “Chinatown” may...
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100

The New York Times

By Elvis Mitchell
A film whose best moments are so novel, so deliriously funny, and so crazily unexpected that they truly must be seen to be believed. [22...
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100

Los Angeles Times

By Sheila Benson
Dense, satisfying, feverishly inventive and a technical marvel… But--animation aside--the treasure of the piece is Hoskins' pungent,...
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60

TV Guide

While flawlessly delivered, it's overkill--so loud and excessive, it makes our head swim... It's like a sumptous banquet composed entirely...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Without warning, the picture falls hard into the very trap it had so studiously avoided, the one marked Expensive Gimmick... The same...
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so so

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so so...

Five Word Review

By WhoFramedMorbidDuck
This is my favorite movie!...

The Best!

By Finch45
I've watched this movie so many time since I was a kid and I'll continue watching it till I have my own grand children. Just one of the favs....

"WHAT'S ELSE IS THERE TO SAY?"

By Dane_Youssef
Well... what is there? Gee... What can I say? What can be said that hasn't been said a zillion times about this movie before? By film critics, film buffs, the other user posters and every other...

My review of Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

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This movie had great Sound Effects Editing, Film Editing and Visual Effects....

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Rated PG
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 10+ Deceptively mature movie mixes fun with guns, innuendo.
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