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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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
January 5, 2014
a thrilling and exciting tale that the whole family can enjoy
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Roger Moore
Movie Nation
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
Jeff Beck
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
Jay Antani
Cinema Writer
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
Ben Rawson-Jones
Digital Spy
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
Louis Proyect
May 25, 2011
A wrong-headed and milling attempt at a "final conflict" tale like the Fellowship of the Ring.
Dave White
April 4, 2011
It's tough-minded and anything but happy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
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
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema
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-
Matt Neal
The Standard
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
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
December 29, 2010
This 3-D animated film is for the birds.
Full Review | Original Score: C
R. L. Shaffer
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
Luke Y. Thompson
E! Online
December 19, 2010
...a pretty amazing step forward for a major studio work of animation.
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies
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
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
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
Mark R. Leeper
Mark Leeper's Reviews
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
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses
November 20, 2010
full review at Movies for the Masses
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Widgett Walls
November 11, 2010
Such gorgeous feathery violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Linda Cook
KWQC-TV (Iowa)
October 30, 2010
'Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole' is just as suited to fans of Harry Potter as it is to older children who will want to enjoy this fantasy adventure.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total
October 25, 2010
Más allá de algunos logros visuales, la historia no ofrece nada que ya no se haya visto antes, con la contra de que, esta vez, faltó emoción y convicción dramática.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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