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Clifford's Really Big Movie Reviews

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

The limited animation style looks static on the big screen and the movie is too long for its age group even at 75 minutes. (It was too long for my age group, too.)

| Original Score: C

April 22, 2004
James Plath

So, how big is Clifford's Really Big Movie? Maybe too big for a toddler's britches.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

August 25, 2004
Gene Seymour
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How exactly does one lose a dog as red as a plum tomato and as big as an airplane hangar? This big-screen version of the animated PBS series offers a pallid, yet reasonably painless, reply.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2/4

February 19, 2004
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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This feature, spun off from the PBS series, will provide preschoolers with comfort and amusement, though not rapture or enchantment.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

February 19, 2004
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Little more than a supersized version of the popular PBS animated series that's stopping briefly in theaters en route to its natural habitat -- video.

| Original Score: 2/4

February 20, 2004
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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Plays like a two-part episode of Clifford's really small TV show.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger

February 20, 2004
Karen Karbo

The animation has cheap-and-fast written all over it. It's so chintzy, the characters look as if they've come straight from a box of Colorforms.

Full Review Source: Oregonian

April 26, 2004
Tenley Woodman
Boston Herald

Full Review Source: Boston Herald | Original Score: 2/4

April 23, 2004
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Clifford's Really Big Movie is easily consumed and disposed of entertainment for the small fry...

Full Review Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette | Original Score: 2/5

April 28, 2004
Louise Kennedy
Boston Globe
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It's not dreadful, just dull.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 23, 2004
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

The movie is tamer than tame in every respect, which makes it great for little kids, if not for the grownups who bring them.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: 2/4

February 19, 2004
Ethan Alter
TV Guide's Movie Guide

There's nothing here for adults and older kids to enjoy.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2/5

February 19, 2004
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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Belies its name with its formulaic storytelling and lackluster animation.

February 26, 2004
Steve Davis
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 2.5/5

April 17, 2004
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

A really big yawn...No one whose age is into double digits will find much to enjoy in this gentle, innocuous and very dull feature.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: C-

April 19, 2004
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Charming and harmless. Nap while your kid enjoys.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 3/5

December 22, 2010
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Retains the gentle, low-key appeal of his books and TV series.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 19, 2004
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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| Original Score: B

April 23, 2004
Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
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Unlike television cartoons that sell their souls to make the leap to the big screen, this animated G-rated film is faithful to Norman Bridwell's beloved book series about the big red dog.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B

April 22, 2004
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

Some children might find Clifford's tale on the tame side, but at least as many parents will be happily surprised by the warm and cuddly tone.

Full Review Source: Boulder Weekly

April 30, 2004
Michael Szymanski
December 19, 2004
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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