The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)



Critic Consensus: Though the film stays true to the nature of the original cartoon, the script is disappointing and not funny.

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Movie Info

The pride of Frostbite Falls and Whatsamatta U's most famous alumni find their way onto the big screen (and the real world) in this comedy inspired by the popular cartoon series. Years after their TV show is cancelled, Rocky the Flying Squirrel (voice of June Foray) and Bullwinkle J. Moose (voice of Keith Scott) are barely getting by on residual checks; they're wondering what to do next when Fearless Leader (Robert De Niro), the evil genius of Pottsylvania, transforms himself from a cartoon into a living, breathing, nasty human being, thanks to the assistance of television executive Minnie Mogul (Janeane Garofalo). With the help of his newly flesh-and-blood henchmen Boris Badenov (Jason Alexander) and Natasha Fatale (Rene Russo), Fearless Leader plots to take over the world by using television to zombify people and then persuading the masses to elect him president. Can the daring flying squirrel and the well-meaning but not especially bright moose stop them? Unlike the TV show, which made a virtue of its unsophisticated animation, The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle employs a technically sophisticated blend of computer-generated animated characters (Rocky and Bullwinkle) and live actors (Fearless Leader, Boris, and Natasha). Human beings making guest appearances include Randy Quaid, John Goodman, and Jonathan Winters.more
Rating: PG (for brief mild language)
Genre: Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Ken Lonergan, Kenneth Lonergan
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 13, 2001
Box Office: $0.4M
Universal Pictures - Official Site


Rene Russo
as Natasha
Piper Perabo
as Karen Sympathy
Randy Quaid
as Cappy Von Trapment
Robert De Niro
as Fearless Leader
Janeane Garofalo
as Minnie Mogul
Carl Reiner
as P.G. Biggershot
Jonathan Winters
as Whoppa Chopper Pilot...
John Goodman
as Oklahoma Cop
Whoopi Goldberg
as Judge Cameo
Keith Scott
as Bullwinkle
James Rebhorn
as President Signoff
Norman Lloyd
as Wassamotta U. Presid...
Jon Polito
as Schoentell
Taraji P. Henson
as Left-Wing Student
Billy Crystal
as Mattress salesman
TJ Thyne
as Right-Wing Student
Ed Gale
as White House Mole
Harrison Young
as General Foods
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Critic Reviews for The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle

All Critics (113) | Top Critics (34)

The nostalgic glow wears off pretty quickly ... and the movie has nothing to fall back on except bad puns and a brace of awkward cameo turns.

Full Review… | October 1, 2002
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

It's sledgehammer whimsy, and it's not talking to me.

May 10, 2001
Rolling Stone
Top Critic

The Adventures Of Rocky And Bullwinkle is yet another flawed attempt to turn an ancient TV cartoon into a contemporary live-action movie.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Toronto Star
Top Critic

Kids will enjoy it, even if the jokes escape them.

Full Review… | December 28, 2010
Common Sense Media

All things considered, I got more fun out of the much maligned earlier attempt of bringing characters from the show to film, Boris and Natasha.

Full Review… | May 26, 2010
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Expected punny dialogue and sight gags ensue, but also packed in are pointed, self-deprecating barbs about Hollywood, moviemaking, and the conventions of cartoons themselves.

Full Review… | January 7, 2010

Audience Reviews for The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle


Pessimo roteiro e direção.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer


one of the earliest movies i saw and i still think its pretty good not as good as the first time i saw but its still good

michael e.
Michael Edwards

Super Reviewer


I thought it was laugh-out-loud enjoyable for it's stupidity! I thought it was well made as what it was made for! It did something new, and I admire that!

KJ Proulx
KJ Proulx

Super Reviewer

The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Quotes

Fearless Leader: You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? Then who the else are you talking. Well I'm the only one here so you must be talking to me.
– Submitted by Adam O (2 years ago)
Fearless Leader: There has never been a way to actually destroy a cartoon character until now.
White House Mole: What about that movie Roger Rabbit?
Fearless Leader: : Shut up. This is totally different. There has never been a way to actually destroy a cartoon character until now.
– Submitted by Adam O (2 years ago)
Boris Badenov: We don't need computer weapon to kill moose and squirrel. We've been trying to kill moose and squirrel for 35 years.
Natasha Fatale: And we've never even come close.
Judge: Exactly.
– Submitted by Adam O (2 years ago)
Fearless Leader: Sometimes, it's not so easy being Fearless Leader.
– Submitted by Adam O (2 years ago)

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