• Released
  • November 2, 2012
  • PG , 1 hr 48 min
  • 3D
    Animated
  • 1,720 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: After years of losing to his adversary, an arcade-game character decides that he wants to be a hero.

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90

The Hollywood Reporter

With a mix of retro eye-candy for grown-ups and a thrilling, approachable storyline for the tykes, the film casts a wide and beguiling net.
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90

NPR

By Scott Tobias
Replace the toy box with the arcade machine, and Wreck-It Ralph is basically a repurposed "Toy Story" movie, suffused with the same mix of...
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
With Halloween bags still brimming, it's an ideal time for the inventive candy-colored fun and wicked humor that is Wreck-It Ralph.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Keith Staskiewicz
There are more videogame cameos and winks than you can shake a Wiimote at - even the Konami Code, the gamer's paternoster, makes an...
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Wreck-It-Ralph is a gorgeously rendered story that will play just as well to children as to their parents, albeit for different reasons....
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Colorful, noisy, and pixel-deep.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
More than in most animated films, the art design and color palette of Wreck-It Ralph permit unlimited sets, costumes and rules, giving the...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Moore brings a video junkie's passion to the movie game, and it's hilariously infectious.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It's pure plastic product from plot line to the pro forma 3-D to the tidy moral lessons - ersatz family entertainment as disposable as it...
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It's a lovely pretext for dazzling visuals, yet the production is diminished by the clumsiness of an 8-bit script.
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Rated PG | For Some rude humor and mild action/violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 7+ Game-themed movie mixes potty humor with strong messages.
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