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Paulie Reviews

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March 1, 2013
Talking bird on a coming-of-age journey with some peril.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 12, 2008
True family entertainment that caters for grown-ups as much as for kids.
May 12, 2008
The story is rooted in real feelings and relationships, and parents will find as much to enjoy as children.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 12, 2008
Shalhoub gives an impressively nuanced performance in the dangerously cliched role, and Paulie -- a combination of trained parrots, animatronics, and the voice of Mohr -- comes across as a fully developed character.
May 6, 2005
Family viewing that soars
| Original Score: 3/5
April 9, 2005
Its star is a very appealing little guy. Parents will be mildly amused, too.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
February 8, 2003
Surprisingly enjoyable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 15, 2002
It features smart, emotional storytelling, skillful filmmaking and solid, yuk-worthy jokes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 2, 2002
Paulie isn't a complicated film, but it is heartfelt. And for a change, parents in the theater won't feel embarrassed by the things their children are laughing at.
Full Review| Original Score: 3.5/4
February 28, 2002
Celebrates the deep ties of love and loyalty between human beings and animals.
February 14, 2001
A perfect family movie with the intelligence, humor and hug-me moments to be a great first-date movie, too. Just remember to bring a hankie.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
It is something to behold.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Pretend you're renting it for a kid and go get it.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
January 1, 2000
Paulie is a family film, and it's a good one.
Read More | Original Score: 78/100
January 1, 2000
[A] heartwarming pet fable.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Delightful from start to finish.
January 1, 2000
A movie that never quite lives up to its promise but manages to charm nevertheless.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
January 1, 2000
Given the merits of the production, which is debut-directed by John Roberts from a script by Laurie Craig, this bird deserves to fly.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2000
This live-action comedy has its faults (in particular, a couple of out-of-place flatulence jokes), but it's also more clever and kind-hearted than you might expect.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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