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The Rescuers Reviews

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
August 24, 2012
The characters stick in the mind, and the classic Disney animation style works wonders with the likes of Orville and the gators. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James Plath
Movie Metropolis
August 18, 2012
It's still a film that has its charms, along with one of the more peculiarly conceived Disney villains.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Ellen MacKay
Common Sense Media
January 1, 2011
Great adventure, but too dark for preschoolers.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
November 20, 2009
The one completely successful Disney feature produced between 1967 and the beginning of the company's renaissance in 1989.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Angie Errigo
Empire Magazine
September 3, 2008
A solid, child-friendly work which will keep little ones content, if not mesmerised.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

TV Guide
September 3, 2008
A beautifully animated film that showed Disney still knew a lot about making quality children's fare even as their track record was weakening.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Variety Staff
September 3, 2008
Four years of work were invested on this $7.5 million production and the expense, care, and expertise shows.
Neil Cohen
Echo Magazine
July 29, 2007
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
March 17, 2006
An old-fashioned Disney delight/
| Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 9, 2005
Efficiently short, charming, mildly scary in unimportant ways, and occasionally very funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Staci Layne Wilson
January 4, 2005
The mice that soared.
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 5, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
January 6, 2004
One of the bright spots in a dim period for Disney animated films.
| Original Score: 3/5
Josh Gilchrist
Billings Outpost (Montana)
October 5, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
James O'Ehley
Movie Gurus
September 24, 2003
Buy it for the little 'uns, but don't necessarily watch it with them.

May 24, 2003
A more than tolerable effort.
Audrey Rock-Richardson
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)
December 20, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
October 24, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 21, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
July 26, 2002
A minor but enjoyable entry from Disney's fallow period. Great voice work from Bob Newhart and Eva Gabor.
| Original Score: 3/5
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