Opening

90% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Jul 11
100% Boyhood Jul 11
15% Rage Jul 11
21% A Long Way Down Jul 11
—— The Class Of '92 Jul 08

Top Box Office

17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $37.1M
23% Tammy $21.6M
85% 22 Jump Street $9.8M
30% Deliver Us from Evil $9.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $9.0M
48% Earth to Echo $8.4M
49% Maleficent $6.2M
54% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

Coming Soon

—— The Purge: Anarchy Jul 18
—— Sex Tape Jul 18
36% Wish I Was Here Jul 18
—— Hercules Jul 25
—— Lucy Jul 25

New Episodes Tonight

90% Almost Royal: Season 1
56% The Assets: Season 1
58% Bad Teacher: Season 1
44% Power: Season 1

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—— Hemlock Grove: Season 2
82% Girl Meets World: Season 1
—— The Legend of Korra: Season 3

Certified Fresh TV

—— 24: Live Another Day: Season 9
84% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
79% Penny Dreadful: Season 1
84% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1

The Powerpuff Girls - The Movie Reviews

Hank Sartin
Chicago Reader
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This Cartoon Network feature-length animation manages to teach kids some good lessons and amuse the grown-ups without overdosing on pop-culture references.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

May 20, 2008

Time Out
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Stretched beyond its usual episode length, the Girls' adventure doesn't pack the nifty punch they're famous for.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Robert Lloyd
L.A. Weekly
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It is not boring, and looks fantastic, and maintains the wit and spirit of the original.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

November 4, 2002
Joe Leydon
Variety
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The slam-bang superheroics are kinetic enough to engross even the most antsy youngsters.

Full Review Source: Variety

July 11, 2002
Dan Via
Washington Post
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Even with its flaws, The Powerpuff Girls Movie offers cleverness and charm that are hard to come by in the summertime multiplex.

July 11, 2002
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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This is one freaky and annoying little film.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

July 10, 2002

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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July 5, 2002
Jane Horwitz
Washington Post
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For the first two-thirds of this sparklingly inventive and artful, always fast and furious tale, kids will go happily along for the ride.

July 3, 2002
Mike Clark
USA Today
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The X potion gives the quickly named Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup supernatural powers that include extraordinary strength and laser-beam eyes, which unfortunately don't enable them to discern flimsy screenplays.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2/4

July 3, 2002
Ben Rayner
Toronto Star
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It's still a kick seeing the show's retro-cool, Hanna-Barbera-style animation blown up to 35 mm, even if The Powerpuff Girls Movie only plays like a long, slightly average episode.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/5

July 3, 2002
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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At 77 minutes, The Powerpuff Girls Movie feels limp, like elastic that's been stretched beyond its limit.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2/4

July 3, 2002
Tim Goodman
San Francisco Chronicle
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84 minutes of rolling musical back beat and supercharged cartoon warfare. It's also, clearly, great fun.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

July 3, 2002
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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Count ... on the same high energy level, high noise level and hard-edged, imaginatively stylized, comic-bookish approach that characterizes Powerpuff writer, director, executive producer Craig McCracken's TV series.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 2/4

July 3, 2002
Megan Turner
New York Post
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There's enough energetic action and colorful, effervescent animation to keep young kids entertained, with some witty punning thrown in for the adults.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

July 3, 2002
Roberta MacInnis
Houston Chronicle
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The series' message about making the right choice in the face of tempting alternatives remains prominent, as do the girls' amusing personalities.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: B-

July 3, 2002
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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At a time when half the so-called real movies are little more than live-action cartoons, it's refreshing to see a cartoon that knows what it is, and knows the form's history.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

July 3, 2002
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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Powerpuff creator Craig McCracken, who also directed, might not be revolutionizing animation, but he sure has a blast with it.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

July 3, 2002
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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Grown-up quibbles are beside the point here. The little girls understand, and McCracken knows that's all that matters.

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

July 3, 2002
Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
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It's a prime example of raw visual energy hitched up to the toy rocketship of popular art.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

July 2, 2002
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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The Powerpuff Girls arrive on the big screen with their super-powers, their super-simple animation and their super-dooper-adorability intact.

| Original Score: 3/5

July 2, 2002
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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What's really so appealing about the characters is their resemblance to everyday children.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

July 2, 2002
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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[Stretches] everything out ... at the expense of most attention spans.

July 2, 2002
Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
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The movie doesn't add anything fresh to the myth.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: C-

July 2, 2002
Scott L. Powers
Chicago Tribune
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It's great fun, turning sci-fi and kiddie-show conventions upside down with a hip wink, but even with more time to go deeper with a plot line, there's not quite enough here to make it special enough for moviegoing.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 2, 2002
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Half enjoyable goof, half an uncomfortable panorama of urban terrorism that just doesn't sit well after Sept. 11.

| Original Score: 2/4

July 2, 2002
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Those new to the series ... as well as the already committed, will dig the anarchic Chicks Rule attitude and the snazzy art.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

July 2, 2002
Bob Longino
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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This movie is one of the few American creations that is both gleeful pop culture and exquisite high art.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: A-

July 2, 2002
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