Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Reviews

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August 29, 2017
First of all, the animation is nuts. The owls look like actual owls, only with emotions and jokes and magical warrior helmets. Secondly, all the cutest types of owl are included.
August 21, 2017
. . .the film employs a staggering array of British and Australian character actors. . .who bluster on about nobility and the savagery of war in plummy accents, then take to the skies, with razored claws to tear each other to shreds.
January 5, 2014
a thrilling and exciting tale that the whole family can enjoy
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 31, 2013
In an age of "let's all get along" pabulum, there's much to like in a cartoon not afraid to show its talons.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 23, 2012
While it was a delight to look at, it might have been something really special had it had a stronger, more compelling story behind it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 30, 2012
the story's inherent sense of fantasy and genuinely felt moments of exhilaration...and danger...keeps us engaged - for a time, at least
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 14, 2011
It's a shame that the painstaking work of the CGI animators was ultimately doomed to failure by the script.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 25, 2011
A wrong-headed and milling attempt at a "final conflict" tale like the Fellowship of the Ring.
April 4, 2011
It's tough-minded and anything but happy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 28, 2011
Only the most saintly of viewers could forgive the film all of its storytelling lapses [but] there's always going to be some stupidly gorgeous tableau to hold your attention.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
March 9, 2011
The repetition fatigue that plagued 300 also weakens Legend of the Guardians, but otherwise it's an entertaining, action-packed fable
Full Review | Original Score: B-
February 2, 2011
...Legends Of The Guardians is nonetheless an excellent adventure that comes with plenty of heart, spectacle and that welcome darker edge that helps make a family movie great.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 29, 2010
This 3-D animated film is for the birds.
Full Review | Original Score: C
December 24, 2010
Elements of the story drag on longer than expected, but the film is lifted up by its dynamic visuals, exciting set pieces and terrific voice cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
December 19, 2010
...a pretty amazing step forward for a major studio work of animation.
December 16, 2010
Had everything it needed to be unique, but instead it emerges as unmemorable and run-of-the-mill.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
December 9, 2010
...there is no denying those pretty pictures, and they go a long way toward making the movie watchable.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
December 6, 2010
[The film] makes an attempt at mystical magic, but it never overcomes the obstacles that the it sets for itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
November 20, 2010
full review at Movies for the Masses
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
November 11, 2010
Such gorgeous feathery violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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