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The Emperor's New Groove Reviews

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Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
It delivers engaging, high-spirited adventure that parents can appreciate alongside their young offspring.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Joshua Tyler
August 12, 2002
When did Disney start making good films again? Was Eisner taken out in a senseless anvil accident?
June 28, 2002
Breezily paced and not above poking fun at Disney stereotypes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Robert Denerstein
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
June 19, 2002
A mildly amusing, though surprisingly thin, helping of holiday fun.
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
June 15, 2002
...a lunatic tone far more reminiscent of the work of legendary animation madman Tex Avery than it is of such recent stately Disney offerings as "Mulan." Behind that awful title lurks a frequently hilarious little film.
Luis Martinez
June 8, 2002
Es sencillamente una cinta muy ligera de dibujos animados para entretener y divertir por un rato y ...y ...y se acabó.
| Original Score: 7.5/10
Dwayne E. Leslie
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
Genuinely a new groove with a humorous, feel-good twist.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
May 31, 2002
Chega a ser difícil avaliar quem ri mais das inúmeras gags presentes no filme: os adultos ou as crianças.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
April 5, 2002
Will the kids buy it? You bet they will.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
December 10, 2001
Disney's animation team cuts loose with a wild and wacky tale that makes little real sense ... and knows it ... and doesn't care.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David N. Butterworth
Movie Boeuf
November 16, 2001
Not without its amusing moments but this animated Disney feature feels hurried and somewhat frantic in its approach.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Scott Weinberg
October 10, 2001
Kid Movie...Shmid Movie. This flick is funny!
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
June 21, 2001
he movie is sly, sarcastic, sardonic, and for me, that says "funny." For traditional Disney devotees, it might say "too adult and mean-spirited for my taste."
Full Review| Original Score: 4
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
May 24, 2001
It may be cool, but it's not great animated cinema.
Read More | Original Score: 67/100
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
May 9, 2001
...enough witty narration and snappy repartee to keep audiences comfortably occupied...
Read More | Original Score: 7/10
May 7, 2001
Animated films don't need to be genius -- they just need to make sure they don't do too much wrong.
| Original Score: 3/4
George Perry
April 16, 2001
This is the best Warner Brothers cartoon Disney ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
April 9, 2001
It has a freewheeling script and daredevil animation -- driven by a script that assumes everyone is hip and cool and totally in tune with animation as entertainment.
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
fun in a free-form, slapstick, throw-away manner that is largely lacking from most high-concept Disney animated films
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online
February 17, 2001
Has a freshness that's been missing from some of its predecessors.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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