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Wallace and Gromit: A Close Shave

Wallace and Gromit: A Close Shave (1995)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1995 Wide

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The third film to feature the claymation adventures of Wallace and Gromit, A Close Shave finds the inventor and his dog with a new business, new friends, and a new adversary. As the story begins, the team has decided to open a window-washing service, with Wallace providing clever gadgets while Gromit does the real work. Yet Wallace continues inventing in his spare time and has recently built a new device, the Knit-O-Matic, to clean and shear sheep -- which comes in quite handy when a lost lamb

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All Critics (22) | Top Critics (1) | Fresh (19) | Rotten (0) | DVD (7)

The third and final of the "Wallace & Gromit" shorts is perhaps the most exciting

February 6, 2009 Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Comment (1)
Combustible Celluloid

The third Wallace and Gromit film ... manages to top its predecessor with a series of even more impressively staged sight gags and action sequences.

September 29, 2008 Full Review Source: ESplatter
ESplatter

A comedic gem. A short with more laughs than most full-length films.

November 13, 2003
Juicy Cerebellum

Wallace and Gromit are always amazing. No surprise here.

February 2, 2003
New Times

A techinical marvel and very funny.

July 26, 2002
Las Vegas Mercury

Audience Reviews for Wallace and Gromit: A Close Shave

Brilliant as usual. Full review later.
November 16, 2011
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Thomas Bowler

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out of all the wallace and gromit shorts this is my favorite. The action is great, the comedy, of course, is spot on, the animation as with all of the shorts is great to look at, and it has a great, dark, and gripping story.
November 24, 2010
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Michael Edwards

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Another great Wallace & Gromit film, the introduction of Shaun the Sheep was warmly received in my household.
September 24, 2009
SirPant

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Pretty great stuff.
March 10, 2008
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