Paper Planes

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An imaginative children's film about a young Australian boy's passion for flight and his challenge to compete in the World Paper Plane Championships in Japan.

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Critic Reviews for Paper Planes

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (4)

  • The planes' flight is invariably CGI-assisted, and the resulting comedy is mild, but there is a relaxed, happy atmosphere.

    Oct 22, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Kudos to this bright and breezy half-term Aussie kids flick for realising that competitive paper plane flying can unleash young imaginations.

    Oct 20, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • It's a simple premise but rich in subtext, delivering a pointed message to the generation responsible for Australia's future.

    Jan 22, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Parents are likely to find it a welcome reprieve from dancing penguins, cuddly safari animals and merchandise tie-ins.

    Jan 13, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Paper Planes hardly pushes the family film envelope, but fine acting and deft direction help stick the landing...

    Apr 18, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • A good, old-fashioned family film full of high-flying imagination and real life values, exuding a familiar but reassuring fun and warmth that will have even the greatest of cynics reaching for the stationery.

    Apr 8, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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  • Jun 29, 2015
    Sam Worthington is upstaged here but shows his softer side in this well executed kid's movie. Sure, some of the paper plane sequences are CG but it does not detract from the warm plot and believable characters.
    Ian W Super Reviewer

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