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The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie Reviews

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Austin Kennedy
Sin Magazine

While the movie is harmless, it lacks a certain spark to be really entertaining. Lots of the jokes are flat and obvious, without being awful.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 22, 2008
Kevin McCarthy
BDK Reviews

Not only did I want to go to sleep the entire time, but I wouldn't watch this movie again if you told me my life depended on it.

Full Review Source: BDK Reviews | Original Score: 0/5

May 17, 2008
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

Ahoy! There be decent family fare among the January junk seas!

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

February 24, 2008
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

As I wasn't expecting much, I must say that Pirates doesn't disappoint.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

February 1, 2008
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

...harmless fun for small kids...

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 3/5

January 17, 2008
Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters

Young children appreciate all the bouncing shapes and bright colors (speaking of which, you might wonder why Robert the Terrible is a darker shade of green than any of his relatives), but anyone over six will be bored early and often.

Full Review Source: PopMatters

January 17, 2008
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

I kept hoping someone would arrive on the scene with a Veg-O-Matic and put a stop to it.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 2/5

January 15, 2008
S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media

Like steamed veggies: Good for you, but bland.

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

January 15, 2008
Larry Ratliff
San Antonio Express-News

The notion of no arms, especially when they're sword fighting and the swords just sort of float in front of their bodies, seems like a long way to go to establish unique cartoon characters.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

January 14, 2008
Kevin Carr
Film School Rejects

While there's adventure and clever gags... I could have done with a little more silliness and some more songs like 'The Hairbrush Song' and 'Bellybutton.'

Full Review Source: Film School Rejects | Original Score: B

January 13, 2008
Nell Minow
Beliefnet

The colorful but limited animation can seem static on the big screen, but the gentle humor and equally gentle lessons will appeal to younger children and long-time fans.

Full Review Source: Beliefnet | Original Score: B-

January 12, 2008
Tasha Robinson
AV Club
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It's full of mild goofiness and equally mild messages about believing in yourself. It's all good-natured enough. It just isn't actually good.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: C-

January 12, 2008
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Will probably bring more tiny buccaneers into the VeggieTales fold, but some adult viewers may feel like walking the plank before the film is over.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

January 12, 2008
Brian Orndorf
eFilmCritic.com

I have to admit that this animated VeggieTales endeavor is far more entertaining and artistically competent than anything offered in the last two Pirates of the Caribbean movies.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: C+

January 11, 2008
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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The trio learns that heroes come in all sizes, hardly a revelation to audiences of any age.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 1/4

January 11, 2008
Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
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This is no savvy Toy Story. It's a boilerplate plot like one you might find in any morning cartoon.

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

January 11, 2008
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

It's a much better film than the last big-screen Veggie outing, with good-looking character design, catchy songs, a wisecracking script and more skillfully disguised messages.

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

January 11, 2008
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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I've seen more exciting no-smoking announcements in theaters.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 0.5/4

January 11, 2008
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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Aside from the fun musical scenes, the script is pretty lackluster, and the animation could generously be described as old-fashioned.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/4

January 11, 2008
Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times
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A gentle adventure-comedy that sails a heroes' journey so straight and true that Joseph Campbell would smile.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

January 11, 2008
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