Jonah - A VeggieTales Movie (2002)

Jonah - A VeggieTales Movie

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AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: Jonah teaches wholesome messages to children in a funny, bouncy package.


Movie Info

One of the best-known stories from the Bible gets a new and decidedly playful retelling in this animated comedy, the first feature film from the creators of the popular video series VeggieTales. Archibald Asparagus (voice of Phil Vischer) stars as Jonah, who is chosen by God to help spread his message to the world. Unfortunately, his first stop on his evangelical tour is the city of Nineveh, where the residents while away their days bingeing on cheese snacks and arguing, usually settling a war … More

Rating: G
Genre: Animation, Faith & Spirituality, Kids & Family, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 4, 2003
Box Office: $25.4M
Runtime:
Artisan Entertainment - Official Site

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Critic Reviews for Jonah - A VeggieTales Movie

All Critics (60) | Top Critics (23)

Bouncy animation and catchy songs keep the film from tasting too much like spinach.

Full Review… | October 24, 2002
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

If a big musical number like 'Praise the Lord, He's the God of Second Chances' doesn't put you off, this will be an enjoyable choice for younger kids.

Full Review… | October 18, 2002
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

The movie's heart is in the right place, but all its messages of tolerance might resonate better if the Spanish-accented pirate didn't get drawn with a gold tooth and the turban-wearing Khalil wasn't an opportunistic rug merchant.

Full Review… | October 18, 2002
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Spears of Afro-topped asparagus singing gospel and French-accented peas working as maitre d's at a seafood restaurant -- what's not to love?

Full Review… | October 18, 2002
New York Post
Top Critic

You and your kids could do worse. You and your kids probably have done worse.

Full Review… | October 17, 2002
Newsday
Top Critic

The animation is competent, and some of the gags are quite funny, but Jonah ... never shakes the oppressive, morally superior good-for-you quality that almost automatically accompanies didactic entertainment.

Full Review… | October 17, 2002
New York Times
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Jonah - A VeggieTales Movie

IT was a very funny film even when I'm all grown up I still enjoy watching it

michael e.
Michael Edwards

Super Reviewer

½

not big idea's best

TomBowler
Thomas Bowler

Super Reviewer

½

great flick, good family fun and a great message attached

sanjurosamurai
danny d

Super Reviewer

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