Skippy Reviews

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TV Guide's Movie Guide
January 30, 2012
A charming children's picture that doesn't neglect adults.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
March 20, 2011
Norman Taurog won the Best Director Oscar for this charming tale, based on Crosby's comic strip featuring child star Jackie Cooper in one of his endearing performances.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Gabe Leibowitz
Film and Felt
May 22, 2010
Skippy is very effective at showing the world through a child's eyes: issues like class divides, deep pockets and public perceptions are meaningless.
Full Review | Original Score: 64/100
Top Critic
Variety Staff
Variety
March 26, 2009
Cooper's playing could not be improved upon.
Top Critic
Mordaunt Hall
New York Times
December 1, 2007
This youthful player [Jackie Cooper] gives a truly remarkable portrayal in a film that is endowed with wholesome amusement and affecting tenderness.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
November 26, 2007
Aside from Cooper's performance, the best thing about the film is its grasp on what it was like to be a kid.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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