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Postman Pat: The Movie (2014)




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The film finds Pat, everyone's favorite postman, center stage as a contestant in a national TV talent show competition. Will success and fame tear him away from his hometown of Greendale and the friends he loves? Can Pat return to town in time to foil a sinister plot to replace him with legions of Patbot 3000 robots destined to take over the world? Only Postman Pat can save the day. (c) Shout Factory
Animation , Comedy
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Stephen Mangan
as Postman Pat
Ronan Keating
as Postman Pat (singing voice)
Jane Carr
as Mrs. Coggins
Robin Atkin Downes
as Simon Cowbell
Susan Duerden
as Sara Clifton
Greg Ellis
as Jimmy
Dan Hildebrand
as Ted Glenn
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Critic Reviews for Postman Pat: The Movie

All Critics (25) | Top Critics (3)

One of the best family films to come down the pike this year, and not just because this year has also brought us The Nut Job and Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return.

Full Review… | June 29, 2014
Village Voice
Top Critic

Viewers unencumbered by nostalgia will probably see this zippy, occasionally funny movie as no more frantic or pop-culture-addled than the average multiplex fodder.

Full Review… | June 26, 2014
New York Times
Top Critic

The 6-year-old I watched it with summed it up perfectly: "It starts out fun but then it's kinda sad and scary. And sorta boring, too."

Full Review… | June 26, 2014
New York Daily News
Top Critic

Since Simon Cowell and his talent shows are already over-exposed on TV, it's a real shame that Postman Pat's producers have rubber-stamped such a contrived storyline at the expense of originality.

Full Review… | October 10, 2014
Birmingham Mail

Return to sender.

Full Review… | September 27, 2014
Movie Talk

Simply adorable...Plenty of digs at celebrity culture (including great use of Peter Gabriel's Big Time), TV and the film itself spice up a sweet, message-strong story, directed by American Mike Disa (Hookwinked).

Full Review… | August 16, 2014

Audience Reviews for Postman Pat: The Movie


My sons first trip to the cinema and I couldn't of asked for a better film for him, As a child I loved Postman Pat so taking my son to see one of my childhood favorites at the cinema was an amazing experience, I spent more time looking at my sons reaction than the film itself, But the film itself was ok nothing great but kids will love it, A fun film but it went in a different direction plot wise to what we expected, It's predictable but who cares, Adults will enjoy the soundtrack more than anything, I can't comment on the 3D as I watched the 2D version, A good family film what kids will love and adults will enjoy (Sort of).

Jamie Clarke
Jamie Clarke

Super Reviewer


Postman Pat as a movie is not quite good enough to spend money at the theater. Postman Pat is a television show in the U.K. and is very British in it's appeal. The movie centers around Postman Pat as one of the favorite postman in his small town of Greendale. One day a new boss takes over the postal facility wanting to modernize it. Postman Pat is busy trying to compete as a contestant in a British Talent show. He tries to balance his loyalties with the promise of a singing career, only to find he has betrayed his family, friends, and postal customers by ignoring the danger of his new boss who creates the Patbot 3000 to replace him & wants to use Postman Pat to promote it. The movie is silly, with cheesy dialog, and animation that is past it's prime. Sadly, it is not even in the same class as The Sponge Bob movie. If you are a fan of the original TV show it is very much a close translation.

Akiko Ashley
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