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Enchanted Reviews

December 10, 2014
In Enchanted, even the vermin whistle while they work.
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 10, 2014
By the time you are reading this, the ads will already be proclaiming that Enchanted is "enchanting," and for once they'll be spot on.
November 26, 2013
Like the Cinderella figure she plays in Disney's Enchanted, Amy Adams spreads a contagion of delight. The movie is great fun, but she's enchanting.
November 26, 2013
Happily, the leads carry the day: James Marsden as a prince of grinning vanity, Susan Sarandon as the wicked stepmother, and, above all, Amy Adams, who, in the role of a would-be princess, finds true momentum, not just sappiness, in the farce of innocence.
September 22, 2008
Though the film is full of allusions to the Disney canon, they are generally unobtrusive echoes rather than eager satires. This is a children's movie at which adults are also welcome, not a cartoon for grownups.
January 18, 2008
For a movie filled with magical occurences, Enchanted commits a cardinal sin: It forgets to cast a spell on the audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
December 13, 2007
It's only when the story hits the streets of NYC and Adams starts hamming it up (much like Julie Hagerty did in 'Airplane') that we start seeing the fruits of a grand Mickey-take.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 4, 2007
It may sound like faint praise to say that Enchanted is the movie of the year for smart and spirited 11-year-old girls. But a movie that genuinely respects that audience is not to be belittled.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
December 1, 2007
Disney can afford to poke fun at a lot of things about itself, and in Enchanted, it does exactly that, to largely charming effect.
November 24, 2007
Enchanted earns its label as a "family film" by virtue of its ability to captivate audience members both young and old.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 21, 2007
The gag wouldn't work with just anyone in the lead, but Adams' openhearted performance never winks. She really does want the best for everyone, and can't fathom why they don't all feel the same.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
November 21, 2007
Maybe it's not a whole new world, but it's one you already know and love quite well.
November 21, 2007
Disney goes meta in this witty, exuberant musical comedy whose parody and nostalgia serve a sweet and affecting romance.
November 21, 2007
Portraying a version of Disney's Snow White, [Adams] owns the character, down to every warble and twirl.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 21, 2007
An inspired Disney fairy-tale mash-up.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
November 21, 2007
Enchanted is not a perfect movie ... But it is so thoroughly delightful when Adams is on screen you forgive its faults with a smile.
Full Review | Original Score: A
November 21, 2007
What could have been an epic Disney misfire is saved by the charming Adams.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 21, 2007
Enchanted isn't just a culture-clash fable, it's also a throwback to one of classic Hollywood's giddiest genres: the screwball comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 21, 2007
The film, anchored by an entrancing performance by Amy Adams and a strong ensemble cast, is cleverly written. The situations are funny, and the story feels effortlessly entertaining.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
November 21, 2007
How refreshing it is that Enchanted gently makes fun of Disney tradition while upholding it at the same time. There are no cheap or vulgar jokes, and sentiment never turns to treacle.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
November 21, 2007
An irresistible blend of screwball comedy and Disney fairy-tale musical, Enchanted takes its enchanting premise and prances away with it, holding the audience happily captive.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 21, 2007
The results look something like an overscaled Muppet movie (which ain't such a bad thing in itself).
November 21, 2007
Enchanted is worth seeing for Adams, and children will adore the slapstick performers, including a prominently featured CGI chipmunk.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 21, 2007
Cute and clever enough to enchant little girls -- not to mention their mothers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 21, 2007
The film affectionally spoofs animated-fantasy formulas.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 21, 2007
It's obvious but inescapable: Enchanted is as good as its name.
November 21, 2007
A gently meta fairy tale that pokes fun at Disney's animated classics, just never too hard to hurt.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 21, 2007
Enchanted manages the trick of recasting sugar spun Disney fairy tales of old into a winning, modern-day comedy. Walt Disney would be impressed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 21, 2007
A heart-winning musical comedy that skips lightly and sprightly from the lily pads of hope to the manhole covers of actuality, if you see what I mean. I'm not sure I do.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 21, 2007
The sight of Adams gliding and beaming and chirping in this movie is just about the happiest time I've had watching an actor do anything all year.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 21, 2007
Enchanted works its magic largely by sending up some of the very stereotypes that have long been Walt Disney Pictures' profitable stock in trade.
November 20, 2007
The best Disney fantasy-musical since Mary Poppins, a hilarious, dazzling send-up of the thing that made Disney what it is today fairy-tale princesses.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 20, 2007
Adams is daffy and delicious in a star-making role, and the script, direction and music are spot-on.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
November 20, 2007
[Amy Adams is] every Disney princess in one ebullient package.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 20, 2007
This charmer of a film runs a little long and is heavy on the CGI dragon. The real special effect is Adams, who sings the Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz songs with brio, complementing her vivacious performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 20, 2007
Enchantment only goes so far in Disney's Enchanted, a sometimes clever, other times grating mix of live action and animation that plays tricks with levels of movie reality as the world of fairy-tale animation invades contemporary New York.
November 20, 2007
When it's funny, it's good. But when it takes a turn for the heartwarming, it feels more like a Disney knockoff than a send-up.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 20, 2007
A shimmering pastiche of missed opportunities.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 20, 2007
That rare comedy that will appeal to the whole family, as it indulges in all the dreams of fairy-tale romance while making a few 21st-century adjustments.
November 20, 2007
Enchanted isn't something to get worked up over -- not only because it's so boring, but because it can't even be bothered to adhere to its own internal logic.
November 19, 2007
Amy Adams is this movie.
November 19, 2007
More than lives up to its title. A full-blown musical that commutes between Disney's patented cartoon universe and the real world with cleverness and grace, this splashy production reminds one of nothing in the Disney canon so much as Mary Poppins.
November 15, 2007
Adams is the wish your heart makes when you want a storybook princess for the ages. She's wicked good.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4