The Croods Reviews
November 10, 2020
"The Croods" provides an extremely hopeful message of surviving into the future. Little ones won't get it intellectually, but will on a visceral level, while being thoroughly entertained by all manner of fun prehistoric flora and fauna.
September 5, 2020
The kids will likely enjoy the vast majority of the film with occasionally moments of fidgeting and boredom.
July 30, 2019
The Croods is great fun and a pleasant diversion for the whole animation loving family.
April 10, 2019
Mildly amusing for kids, never quite entertaining for the adults who will be dragged to it, "The Croods" actually gets the most out of its mediocrity.
November 1, 2018
If your kids are in need of some entertainment and have already seen both Monsters University and Frozen, The Croods is definitely not a bad choice.
May 21, 2018
But The Croods is lazy, reaching for sitcom jokes that were old 20 years ago.
September 9, 2017
[The Croods] is an interesting mix of a clever (if familiar) idea, genuinely funny moments, great animation and slapstick humour, often featuring actual sticks.
August 9, 2017
It was a relief to see that The Croods pre-date Fred Flintstone and are just unenlightened and unsophisticated and not as crude as the title suggests.
April 9, 2016
"The Croods" survives an unsteady second act thanks to a sturdy beginning (including a lovely introductory sequence) and an even sturdier conclusion.
March 30, 2016
The first act may be a little slow, but once this animated comedy gets rolling, it's a rollicking good family movie with upbeat messages and a happy ending-with enough eye-popping peril to interest even the most jaded of your teen video gameplayers.
March 15, 2014
A fun glimpse into father-daughter relationships and the power of family to persevere even when the fear of change threatens its very existence.
February 1, 2014
Boisterous, colourful and warm-hearted, with energetic action scenes, knockabout slapstick humour and lush visuals.
December 5, 2013
An animated film that has it all: captivating characters, rich thematic material, humor, imaginative visuals, and an adventuresome quest.
December 1, 2013
Set four million years in the past, The Croods nonetheless feels like a step-forward for the usually pop-culture cribbing DreamWorks' studio. More like this, please.
September 11, 2013
The Croods is a pleasant surprise that features imaginative production design, a funny story, and excellent voice acting by Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, and Nicolas Cage.
July 13, 2013
The film gets by on its high spirits and good intentions.
May 3, 2013
The incredible, surprising design - the vibrant colors, imaginative shapes and textures that make up the prehistoric world - is the movie's real star.