Rugrats Go Wild (2003) - Rotten Tomatoes

Rugrats Go Wild (2003)



Critic Consensus: The Rugrats franchise has gone from fresh to formulaic.

Movie Info

When the Rugrats family vacation goes awry, they suddenly find themselves on a deserted island. Hopelessly stuck in the middle of nowhere--without cell phones or cookies!--the Rugrats encounter lizards, leopards and bug eating plants, not to mention the wildest discovery of all--the Thornberrys! But poor Spike isn't having nearly as much fun. His sniffer is on the blink and his reckless Rugrats are wandering through the rainforest alone. Can Eliza Thornberry, who speaks fluent Dog and all animal languages, help the hapless rugmutt find his diapered gang before Siri the white leopard turns their island adventure into a castaway's nightmare?more
Rating: PG (for mild crude humor)
Genre: Animation, Kids & Family, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Kate Boutilier, Kate Boutilier
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 16, 2003
Box Office: $39.4M
Paramount Pictures - Official Site


Elizabeth Daily
as Tommy Pickles
Nancy Cartwright
as Chuckie Finster
Lacey Chabert
as Eliza Thornberry
Tim Curry
as Nigel Thornberry
as Donnie
Danielle Harris
as Debbie Thornberry
Cheryl Chase
as Angelica Pickles
Kath Soucie
as Betty DeVille
Tom Kane
as Darwin
Jodi Carlisle
as Marianne Thornberry
Cree Summer
as Susie Carmichael
Dionne Quan
as Kimi Finster
Jack Riley
as Stu Pickles
Melanie Chartoff
as Didi Pickles
Chrissie Hynde
as Siri the Leopard
E.G. Daily
as Tommy Pickles
Joe Alaskey
as Grandpa Lou
Tress MacNeille
as Charlotte Pickles
Michael Bell
as Drew Pickles/Chas Fi...
Julia Kato
as Kira Finster
Phil Proctor
as Howard DeVille
Tara Strong
as Dil Pickles
Tony Jay
as Dr. Lipschitz
Michael Balzary
as Donnie Thornberry (F...
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Critic Reviews for Rugrats Go Wild

All Critics (100) | Top Critics (34)

As matinee probations go, the movie's tainted by too many bad songs and too much of Bruce Willis.

Full Review… | June 17, 2003
Village Voice
Top Critic

[T]his is harmless entertainment for very young children. Everyone else though, will be wriggling in their seats like 2-year-olds with wet diapers.

Full Review… | June 16, 2003
Ebert & Roeper
Top Critic

For all the doubling of franchises, Odorama- smelling and smart-aleck references to famous movies and songs, there's nothing particularly bright and charming about the film.

June 13, 2003
Washington Post
Top Critic

The end product is surprisingly engaging, thanks at least in part to a pair of very stinky feet.

Full Review… | June 13, 2003
Toronto Star
Top Critic

The creators of Rugrats and Thornberrys have done a clever job of figuring crossover points for bringing the two together.

June 13, 2003
Seattle Times
Top Critic

Fun meet-up of Rugrats, Wild Thornberrys on deserted island.

Full Review… | December 28, 2010
Common Sense Media

Audience Reviews for Rugrats Go Wild


A good crossover but it has one thing i dislike about it, Bruce Willis as Spike. It just seems out of place for him to play Spike

michael e.
Michael Edwards

Super Reviewer


This was both boring and entertaining. Liked their adventures, there was some sad moments.

Dead Angel

Super Reviewer

Totally substandard compared to the cartoon.

vieras esine

Super Reviewer

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