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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
This is a cute movie, a kid's movie, and a rather good one.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Adam Markovitz
There's nothing particularly inventive in the plot or grade-school humor, but the movie skates by on the timeless, undemanding charm of watching a tie-wearing bear try to steal people's lunches.
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55

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
On the whole the film is not much fun to watch. A job is a job, though; Yogi Bear did little to make it more than that.
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50

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Here, Dan Aykroyd mimics the original voice, but the three-dimensional CGI isn't loose and lively enough to compensate for the unimaginative story.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
None of the three screenwriters strained himself with effort. But the relative lack of coarseness and snark may come as a surprising relief, even to 21st-century audiences.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Yogi is still smarter than the average bear, but Yogi Bear is much less smart than most of the year's kid-friendly cartoons.
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
While the outdoor sequences were filmed in New Zealand's Woodhill State Forest – the movie's most stunning 3-D moments – Yogi Bear does feature notable "Canadian content" via two Ottawa-born thespians.
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50

New Orleans Times-Picayune

By Mike Scott
Clearly, Brevig's past as a visual effects maestro had him focusing more on the look of Yogi Bear than on crafting anything resembling a clever narrative.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Yogi Bear is a big boo-boo.
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25

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Picture Timberlake in the booth recording his lines and you have the best joke in the movie. Everything else is actively painful, a frenetic, unfunny mix of action, romance, dud dialogue, and icky things popping out of the screen.
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35 out of 100
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