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Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Reviews

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood
June 30, 2013
Set out the rodent traps for this lazy exercise in children's entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
John Boone
E! Online
December 15, 2011
Even with a wealth of material, the movie is more groan-worthy than giggle-inducing.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Kate Erbland
Film School Rejects
December 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Grae Drake
Movies.com
December 21, 2011
Chipwrecked is a mind-numbing piece of uninspired baloney, meant only to pacify hyperactive children.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Shaun Munro
What Culture
December 10, 2011
With all the digital and environmental tomfoolery, it's a shock that Chipwrecked wasn't released in 3D, and that renders it ever so slightly more respectable. But seriously, Jason Lee, you're so much better than this. Please, stop now.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Ebert Presents At The Movies
January 4, 2012
There's a germ of a light, goofy kids movie somewhere in here, but it's buried under a pile of clichés.
Matt Fowler
IGN Movies
December 15, 2011
The ship's captain, at the beginning of the film, is named Captain Corelli. This little item kept me amused for a good ten minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Teddy Durgin
Screen It!
December 16, 2011
How is 'Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked?' Abysmal to anyone over the age of 7. (Content Review for Parents also available)
Roger Moore
Tribune News Service
March 22, 2012
A Sarah Palin joke? A Charlie Sheen wisecrack? Is this a Chipmunks movie or a Letterman monologue?
| Original Score: 1/4
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Nell Minow
Chicago Sun-Times
December 14, 2011
For kids, familiarity, silliness and Dave's unconditional love make it appealing. For adults, the best it has to offer are nostalgia and a running time under 90 minutes.
| Original Score: 2/4 stars
Sue Robinson
Radio Times
December 15, 2011
It all seems rather jaded this time around, and even the pop songs (usually a saving grace in these movies) feel tired.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Alex Zane
The Sun (UK)
December 15, 2011
Only David Cross, as arch-enemy Ian Hawke, manages to wring a few laughs from the sodden script, but for those you have to listen to such Chipmunk teen speak as "totally adorbs" for 90 minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Brett Michel
Boston Herald
January 22, 2013
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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Kathleen Murphy
MSN Movies
December 15, 2011
Eighty-seven minutes, the duration of this auditory assault, would be sufficient to slaughter every brain cell and induce blithering idiocy.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/5
Tim Grierson
Screen International
December 15, 2011
The film will mostly appeal to the youngest of viewers, who probably instead should be reading a book or playing in the fresh air.
Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix
December 13, 2011
Overall, Mike Mitchell's assault will appeal only to the under-10 set and send everyone else running for ear plugs.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
December 15, 2011
I briefly fantasized about how it might have perked up last week's "New Year's Eve" if Zac Efron or Hilary Swank had a romance with one of the chipmunks of either gender.
| Original Score: 2/4
Robbie Collin
Daily Telegraph (UK)
December 15, 2011
There's a wilful awfulness to the script that's occasionally quite appealing: in one scene, Alvin pledges to turn the Chipmunks' "punishment into fun-ishment".
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Joel Brown
Boston Globe
December 15, 2011
You know there is something wrong with a movie when even David Cross in a giant pelican suit isn't funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
December 15, 2011
If only they were truly stranded on that desert island...
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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