Pinocchio Reviews

September 21, 2018
This 1940 Disney adaptation of Carlo Collodi's novel...combin[es] comedy, pathos and nightmare in a free, rapid, genuinely imaginative way.
February 6, 2016
Walt Disney has waved his magic wand over Collodi's world-famous fairy story, "Pinocchio," and presto! he has changed it into the most enchanting film ever brought to the screen.
November 15, 2013
Although it may lack the heart-tugging appeal of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the consensus among animation fans is that 1940's Pinocchio remains the most perfect animated feature Walt Disney produced.
September 3, 2008
Pinocchio is a substantial piece of entertainment for young and old.
Top Critic
August 31, 2008
The charm, humor and loving care with which it treats its inanimate characters puts it in a class by itself.
March 10, 2008
It still is the best thing Mr. Disney has done and therefore the best cartoon ever made.
March 10, 2008
Probably shows Disney's virtues and vices more clearly than any other cartoon.
March 10, 2008
The moral lessons include a literalization of metaphors about lying and other forms of misbehaving, and the grasp of a little boy's emotions and behavior often borders on the uncanny.
January 1, 2000
Was there ever a scarier, more exciting animated feature than Pinocchio?