Running Free - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Running Free Reviews

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
August 15, 2002
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Globe and Mail
March 22, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Entertainment Weekly
June 2, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: F
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 1, 2000
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Norman Wilner
Toronto Star
January 1, 2000
The human actors are colourless, the pacing lifeless, and the drama stillborn.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
January 1, 2000
The best and most thoughtful family movie so far this year.
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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Beautiful scenery and extraordinarily appealing shots of horses make Running Free worth a trip to the multiplex.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
This movie might have been more persuasive if the boy had told the story of the horse, instead of the horse telling the story of the boy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Ebert & Roeper
January 1, 2000
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Robert Koehler
Variety
January 1, 2000
Running Free is the only evidence anyone will ever need to demonstrate what a ruinous trend wallpapered narration has become.
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Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Saddled with an annoying and extensive narration track, added for fear kids couldn't follow the story without constant guidance.
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A.O. Scott
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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John Anderson
Newsday
January 1, 2000
Saddled with actor Lukas Haas, who delivers a lifeless first-person-or first-horse-narration.
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Monica Eng
Chicago Tribune
January 1, 2000
Until we really know what animals are thinking, it's probably best to leave talking animal stories in the care of comedic filmmakers.