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Everyone's Hero Reviews

September 23, 2006
It's a shallow, treacly movie for children too little to question its many pointless puerilities.
Read More | Original Score: D
September 18, 2006
A sweet but very forgettable animated adventure.
September 15, 2006
The movie is a feast of miscalculations.
September 15, 2006
... a modestly engaging mix of broad comedy and nostalgic fable, spiked with a few unwelcome sprinklings of gross-out gags.
September 15, 2006
Everyone's Hero is a sweet, inspirational movie that doesn't offer any surprises, but entertains youthful audiences in a gentle, almost old-fashioned way.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 15, 2006
... feels more like a 1950s cartoon.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 15, 2006
It's all good fun, but the film really only works if one buys its more awkward elements.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 15, 2006
... just another forgettable entry at the end of a summer that offered an unprecedented amount of mediocre animated films.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 15, 2006
The script is anachronistic and trite ...
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 15, 2006
No one but the youngest in the family will care much about it ...
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 15, 2006
[A] simple, pleasant film ...
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
September 15, 2006
Animated in name only, Everyone's Hero is the uninspired tale of Yankee Irving (Jake T. Austin), a 10-year-old baseball fanatic who finds himself in possession of Babe Ruth's stolen bat ...
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 15, 2006
... a tame CGI cartoon for the simple-minded: the very young, the very old and Yankee fans.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 15, 2006
... amiable ...
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
September 15, 2006
The cartoon is amiable enough and has bright comic moments.
September 15, 2006
Everyone's Hero is an after-school special stretched to feature-film length.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 15, 2006
A likable, lumbering, computer-animated children's movie set during the Depression that is more entertaining than it has any right to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 15, 2006
This handsomely animated, well-directed and -voiced G-rated film, set in the hope-starved era of the Depression, takes on special poignancy as the last directing project of Christopher Reeve.
Full Review | Original Score: B
September 15, 2006
It's a shame that Christopher Reeve's final directorial effort could not have been a more fitting, and lasting, tribute.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 15, 2006
This computer-animated baseball adventure espouses a shopworn moral about persevering against long odds, but there's still plenty to recommend it, including memorable characters, solid storytelling, and accurate period detail.
September 15, 2006
If it's not in the same league of talking-inanimate-object cartoons as Cars, at least we can say it has heart. And that's always more important than stars.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 15, 2006
This Fox effort isn't in the same ballpark as Pixar. It's not even in the same league.
September 14, 2006
I can't say Everyone's Hero strikes out -- it might distract little kids for a while -- but the directors needn't bother practicing their home run trots.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 14, 2006
While this could be a hit with undemanding small fry, choosy adults might prefer to whistle for Lassie.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 14, 2006
The movie means well and, like tee ball, it's probably best suited for the littlest kids only.
Read More | Original Score: C
September 14, 2006
A likable, good-natured family show -- one that takes a typical boyhood fantasy of improbable sports heroics and inflates it into a cracked cartoon odyssey.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 14, 2006
Everyone's Hero is a labor of love. And that clearly comes through in this feel-good animated feature about a 10-year-old boy, Yankee Irving, who becomes an unlikely World Series hero for the 1932 New York Yankees.
Full Review | Original Score: B
September 13, 2006
Everyone's Hero re-creates Depression-era America with surprisingly agreeable anachronistic panache.
Full Review | Original Score: B-