Mr. Popper's Penguins Reviews

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March 23, 2018
These are the types of children's comedy movies that should be seen more often... [Full review in Spanish]
March 22, 2018
... once the penguins arrive, it devolves into penguin poop jokes and predictable plot turns.
June 22, 2013
Even minor Carrey is undeniably entertaining.
January 4, 2013
Kid-friendly, if not exactly potty-trained.
May 12, 2012
Popper is just a pooper.
February 18, 2012
December 29, 2011
In a desert of "family films," it stands out as a surprising oasis.
December 20, 2011
grown-ups will quickly become annoyed with the squawking, the poorly conceived penguin names and the copious amount of penguin poop
December 20, 2011
Look out for perky Brit Ophelia Lovibond, who provides a perfectly pleasing performance as Popper's alliteration-prone assistant, Pippi, who peppers her pronouncements with a profusion of p's.
September 1, 2011
familiarity only adds to the feeling that this is just another Carrey movie
August 16, 2011
Director Waters, who knows his way around young adult fare having directed such films as the 2003 version of "Freaky Friday" and "The Spiderwick Chronicles," again shows a keen eye for finding humor in everyday life
August 16, 2011
Hollywood might be trying to tell us that the answer to a midlife crisis is pets, not Prozac, but those behind the camera could certainly do with a little something to perk them up a bit.
August 15, 2011
Vanilla Ice over the closing credits? Pretty much perfect.
August 7, 2011
The laughter is intermittent and is ultimately overwhelmed by a wave of sentimentality.
August 5, 2011
Much of the plotting is perfunctory but the slap-stick is fun and Carrey, toning down his usually mugging, shrewdly lets the penguins steal the show.
August 5, 2011
Sadly, this is a one-joke film which Carrey cannot keep afloat...
August 5, 2011
A saccharine family-oriented comedy, which hammers home the central message about parental responsibility and love triumphing over adversity with all the tenderness of a nasty case of frostbite.
August 5, 2011
It's not an awful film but, in the end, it's nothing much at all.
August 4, 2011
Carrey can single-handedly kill a good comedy with his OTT shtick, but this time he reins it in and the film is all the better for it.
August 4, 2011
This is Jim at his most Carrey-esque, back in Ace Ventura territory.
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