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The Smurfs

Overview


Genre :

Animation, Family

Release Date :

July 29, 2011

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Raja Gosnell

Starring :

Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, George Lopez, Katy Perry, Hank Azaria, Sofia Vergara, Alan Cumming, Jonathan Winters, Anton Yelchin, Paul Reubens, John Oliver, Kenan Thompson, Fred Armisen, B.J. Novak, Jeff Foxworthy, Tim Gunn, Wolfgang Puck

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..you may want to bring something to read in the theater, because there's not a whole lot in it for you in this big-screen adaptation of the 1980s TV cartoon..”
by Scott Bowles [USA Today]
“..this animated-live action hybrid is really more 3-D disaster than family comedy..”
by Betsy Sharkey [LA Times]
2 of 4

“..the Smurfs are still sickeningly sweet and upbeat. But if you've got kids, it's not nearly as torturous to sit through as you might have feared..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
Review rate : D+

“..recycling discarded bits from other celluloid Happy Meals like Alvin and the Chipmunks, Garfield, and Hop into something half animated, half live action, and all careful studio calculation..”
by Keith Staskiewicz [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 4

“..it might not be the family film least insulting to its audience's intelligence this season. Still, "The Smurfs" has brains, heart and style, which will endear it to adults as well as young viewers..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
Reviewed by Michael Rechtshaffen [Hollywood Reporter]

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