The Last Unicorn Reviews

June 17, 2019
Its charms hold up exceptionally well, in part because it grows along with its audience. Few stories carry that kind of power, and fewer pieces of animation can bring it so marvelously to life.
June 17, 2019
While there's plenty in The Last Unicorn that appeals to fantasy nerds and stoner kids and little girls with dreams of lonely, enchanted unicorns, what makes this movie more special than anything Pixar or Disney ever imagined is fearlessness.
June 17, 2019
This is a surreal, highly enjoyable tale which mixes fun animation, imagery, and symbols to make a truly unique experience.
June 13, 2019
The Last Unicorn will endure as a film for reasons both intellectual and aesthetic. It's full of rich ideas and revisions of outdated, sexist stereotypes, and thereby feels more modern than many animated classics.
December 4, 2016
Has a screenplay that's among the most literate ever written in the English language for what certainly would appear, from all the evidence, to be a "children's movie".
June 23, 2015
Classic '80s animated fantasy has some scary moments.
June 8, 2015
Holds a forlorn, poetic beauty that separates it from the more conventional family-targeted animated features of its time—or any era, for that matter.
January 16, 2015
We don't see stories like this anymore. In point of fact, we never did... which makes this movie all the more wonderful.
July 6, 2010
The Last Unicorn represents a rare example of an animated kids' pic in which the script and vocal performances outshine the visuals.
June 24, 2006
Some horrific moments (the mark of the best fairytales) and some sublimely witty lines.
August 30, 2004
A story filled with genuine sweetness and mystery.
February 4, 2004
The Last Unicorn is sure to be a rare treat for lovers of fantasy.
February 7, 2003
Greatly underrated animated film; worth seeing
November 4, 2002
January 1, 2000
The standard 'quest' material that most fantasy is made of, but in this case heroics and spectacle are secondary to drama