Leap! Reviews

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August 5, 2019
The animation team spent over two years bringing Paris to life for Leap! and their hard work and dedication pay off with detailed scenes that are very well done.
January 23, 2019
If you enjoy classical dance, especially ballet, it's enchanting to watch how those tricky movements are captured so elegantly in an animation format.
November 8, 2018
A low-key throwback with charm that's hard to resist.
November 8, 2018
Leap! is a familiar story, but it flows from point to point naturally and while it does not hold any surprises, neither is it entirely predictable.
August 20, 2018
Dreams of being a famous ballet dancer dressed in bright pink tutus and a life filled with dazzling pirouettes, all viewed under the spotlights is what makes this sweet new animated story Leap! such a charming cinematic family viewing experience.
November 7, 2017
Leap! is an absolutely delightful, fun, and at times heartbreaking film that's perfect for girls.
September 22, 2017
Leap is a little rough around the edges, but you won't mind at all because its positivity is downright contagious.
August 28, 2017
Leap! follows a pretty simple formula, but the animation during the ballet scenes is lively and well-done. It's spirited enough to keep the film from feeling too familiar.
August 25, 2017
The anachronistic pop songs actually work quite nicely with the scenes of classical dancing, and will most likely help hold the attention of the little ones.
August 25, 2017
Animated ballet adventure is heartwarming but uneven.
August 25, 2017
The film is lively enough, and its visuals engaging enough, to entertain its young audience.
August 25, 2017
Though the mix of poppy power anthems and Tchaikovsky isn't seamless and the familiar plot points are less than transporting, there's a beating heart to this tween story to match its exuberant dance sequences.
August 25, 2017
An animated fairytale that adheres to formula, but manages to stick its landing.
August 25, 2017
Though "Leap" does have its share of silly moments, overall it is delightful entertainment for young and old alike, a sweet inspirational story.
August 25, 2017
One of the few animated films this summer aimed squarely at female audiences, Leap! is cute and heartfelt, even if the story itself is fairly typical.
August 24, 2017
The most entertaining and sensitively handled parts of Leap! are in the more human-sized feelings of nurtured passion and artistic bonding that any good tale of the fleet of foot requires.
August 24, 2017
"Leap!" is a step up from Weinstein's "Shrek"-on-a-budget "Hoodwinked" films, and it makes the most of its distinctly Old World aesthetic and enticing character design.
August 24, 2017
The animated film requires some suspension of disbelief, but it mostly succeeds thanks to its Parisian setting and its heroine's charm.
August 24, 2017
It is a colorful, delightful children's film that young girls may find inspiring, too.
August 23, 2017
Charming and frequently funny. It has a truly inspiring message about perseverance for children.
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