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The Croods Reviews

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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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.5/10
July 13, 2013
The film gets by on its high spirits and good intentions.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 12, 2013
As well as being pacy, energetically animated and stuffed full of modern-day references, The Croods also casts off any lingering doubt that DreamWorks is moving into the character-driven domain normally dominated by Pixar.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 11, 2013
Cavemen evolving.
April 8, 2013
The Croods is simple enough in its story and structure that its emotional honesty and touching message will catch you quite off-guard.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 8, 2013
This is a very nice little family film with excellent visuals and interesting characters.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
April 7, 2013
The voices have also been well chosen and you're likely to enjoy the entertaining squabbles between Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 1, 2013
You won't learn anything about life 100,000 years ago, but you may enjoy yourself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 28, 2013
Energetic slapstick, aimed at indiscriminating youngsters who will want to buy lots of Crood toys.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
March 28, 2013
It's not only entertaining, it's pretty darn visually impressive. On occasion, it's even rather touching.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
March 26, 2013
No wonder it's doing so well at the box office.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/5
March 25, 2013
A witty and slapstick-laced script by writers-directors Chris Sanders and Kirk De Micco, some flawless 3-D work and solid character and beautiful background animation combine for an entertaining 92 minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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