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The Great Mouse Detective Reviews

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Sandie Angulo Chen
Common Sense Media
December 31, 2010
Clever Sherlock Holmes tribute mixes wit, peril.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
November 23, 2009
If the film fails to click on all the emotional levels that Disney might have wanted, at least it's a brightly-paced bit of comedy and fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10

TV Guide
November 16, 2009
This is high-quality animation. The engaging characters play out the action against elegantly designed backgrounds.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com
March 22, 2008
Pedestrian Disney cartoon w/nice Vincent Price voice-over.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
As usual with film noir, however, it is the villain who steals the heart and one is rooting for in the breathtaking showdown high up in the cogs and ratchets of Big Ben.
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
July 11, 2005
An amiable little trifle that entertains during its scant running time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
June 10, 2005
Not classic, but the start of something good.
| Original Score: 3/5
Staci Layne Wilson
StaciWilson.com
January 1, 2005
The game is a-paw!
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Nina Darnton
New York Times
August 30, 2004
Small children may be afraid of some of the bad characters -- the Disney Studio's gift for creating really nasty bad guys means that they are scary -- but they will love the cute, brave mice and cheer their triumphs. Adults will enjoy the wit and style.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
June 8, 2003
The next best Holmes to Jeremy Brett.
| Original Score: 4/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
August 15, 2002
...intended mainly for kids, most audiences, young and old, will get a kick out of it. ...the film is entertaining in its own low-key manner.
| Original Score: 7/10
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
July 28, 2002
A bit too stuffy
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 25, 2002
Certainly not up to snuff with the old-time Disney classics, but quite entertaining all the same.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
It's a lot of fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
March 27, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Josh Gilchrist
Billings Outpost (Montana)
January 21, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
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