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Chicken Run Reviews

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Todd Anthony
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

It's nothing less than a stop-motion tour de force, bursting with charm, humor, invention and eye-popping mise en scene.

Full Review Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel

August 4, 2013
Leah Rozen
People Magazine

With its winking homages to films like Stalag 17 and The Great Escape, Run is visually inventive, its characters plump with personality and, for a bunch of chickens, ever so brave.

Full Review Source: People Magazine

August 4, 2013
Serena Donadoni
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

This wonderful visual treat is done in stop-action clay animation, a form which is both substantial and magical. It's as if the clay figures kids make have managed to take on a life of their own.

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

August 4, 2013
David Edelstein
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This first feature by Nick Park and Peter Lord, the team that brought you Wallace and Gromit, is a diabolically witty piece of work, a haymaker.

Full Review Source: Slate

August 4, 2013
Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News

Most of the laughs stem from the peculiar appeal of claymation -- something about a raised eyebrow or other subtle bit of expression just seems funnier at the stop-motion speed of claymation.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Daily News

August 4, 2013
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Apart from looking like no other type of animated film, Chicken Run stands alone in its unwavering determination not to play down to the kiddies.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

August 4, 2013
Ann Hornaday
Baltimore Sun

Chicken Run isn't just chock-full of references to classic prison-break movies and some witty inside Hollywood jokes, but is filled with a secret ingredient sadly missing from its super-digitized, merchandise-driven counterparts: heart.

Full Review Source: Baltimore Sun | Original Score: 3/4

August 4, 2013

Total Film

Chicken Run, Aardman's first full-length animated feature, finally makes good on the promise of the studio's award-winning shorts.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 4/5

August 4, 2013
David Parkinson
Radio Times

This feathered pastiche of PoW classics such as The Great Escape and Stalag 17 is an awesome achievement by consummate film-makers.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 5/5

August 4, 2013
Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
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It is not only an amazing technical accomplishment, it's also the wittiest and best-voiced animated movie to come along in years.

Full Review Source: New York Post

August 4, 2013
Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
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Chicken Run boasts the most delicious collection of desperately funny Brits since The Full Monty. Poultry has never been so stuffed with personality.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

August 4, 2013
Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader
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The finale and a scene set inside the pie-making machinery prove that the Rube Goldberg formula is infallible, and the puns -- another staple of crossover animation -- range from "fowl" to "poultry in motion."

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

August 4, 2013
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

There are some mighty fine laughs in this clever Claymation cartoon from the creator of England's hilarious Wallace and Gromit movies.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: 3/4

August 4, 2013
Scott Tobias
AV Club
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The level of invention on display, from the vividly detailed models and figurines to the gallery of memorable supporting characters, is astonishing at any length.

Full Review Source: AV Club

August 4, 2013
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Fab animation from Wallace and Gromit creator.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

December 22, 2010
Nick Rogers

"Chicken Run's" finale is on par both with "The Great Escape" and the classic Wallace and Gromit ending to "A Close Shave" for rousing excitement and ingenuity. When it comes to clever and fun entertainment with a twist, it's the cock of the walk.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/4

September 25, 2010
Michael Dequina

The sophisticated humor of Peter Lord and Nick Park's very funny comedy is more likely to strike a nerve with adults.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 7, 2010


Thoroughly endearing family entertainment.

Full Review Source: Film4

September 3, 2008
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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Exactly the picker-upper this macho-movie summer needs.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

September 3, 2008
Rob Gonsalves

Park's love for all his characters, good and evil, is literally palpable: These characters have been forged of clay, fussed over, posed, photographed over a period of years.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

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Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
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