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Epic (2013)



Critic Consensus: Though its narrative themes are all too familiar, Epic is beautifully animated and crafted with just enough flair to make for solid family entertainment.

Movie Info

EPIC is a 3D CG adventure comedy that reveals a fantastical world unlike any other. From the creators of ICE AGE and RIO, EPIC tells the story of an ongoing battle between the forces of good, who keep the natural world alive, and the forces of evil, who wish to destroy it. When a teenage girl finds herself magically transported into this secret universe, she teams up with an elite band of warriors and a crew of comical, larger-than-life figures, to save their world...and ours. -- (C) Foxmore
Rating: PG (for mild action, some scary images and brief rude language)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Animation, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Jim V. Hart, Dan Shere, James V. Hart, Matt Ember, Tom J. Astle
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 20, 2013
Box Office: $107.5M
Twentieth Century Fox - Official Site


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Critic Reviews for Epic

All Critics (119) | Top Critics (26)

At least the movie practices the green environmental message that it preaches: The entire screenplay is recycled.

Full Review… | May 5, 2015

It is a testament to how spoiled we have become by mainstream animated features that a film as visually arresting as Epic would be considered run-of-the-mill.

Full Review… | August 1, 2014

The story is pretty routine, but it's the vivid colors and sense of excitement that comes with the crisp animation that makes it really work.

Full Review… | August 27, 2013
7M Pictures

Boasts sometimes photorealistic animation and some cool concepts (the heroic 'Leafmen' ride hummingbirds like horses), but it's grounded by the cliche aspects of everything else.

Full Review… | August 26, 2013
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

The story has a nice combination of reconciliation, drama and humor. There are some very funny jokes and pratfalls in the film. The kids in the audience laughed at the jokes aimed at them, but this film works for adults too.

Full Review… | August 22, 2013
Laramie Movie Scope

However closely you look, "Epic" is epically gorgeous in its art design and animation.

Full Review… | August 21, 2013
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Audience Reviews for Epic

review coming

Jens S.

Super Reviewer

Truth in advertising would demand a title change, something more appropriate like: "not quite as epic as we would have you believe". Yah sure, unbelievably eye-popping animation, but the story doesn't allow for anything deeper than mere character introduction. The action happens but you'll hardly give two shiny pennies. Yer grammar school children won't feel gypped but you'll be looking out the window. Is the neighbor taking out the trash this time of day?

Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer


Funny, and very entertaining. The animation is excellent, it has an interesting Bug's Life-inspired story line, and is a really good movie that the entire family would enjoy...

Cynthia S.

Super Reviewer

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