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Valiant Reviews

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Common Sense Media Editors
Common Sense Media
January 1, 2011
This animated WWII story may not engage all kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
A fun simplistic cheeky British cartoon that entertained me consistently.
Harry Haun
Film Journal International
March 1, 2007
A valiant effort.
Peter T. Chattaway
Christianity Today
November 10, 2006
For parents who are tired of the hip, stupid bombast of films like Shark Tale, it'll do.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
May 12, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Winda Benedetti
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
May 2, 2006
It's a tale with plenty of spirit and a good heart, and yet, this story doesn't so much soar across the screen as it does waddle.
Full Review | Original Score: B-

Empire Magazine
April 1, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
James O'Ehley
SA Movie & DVD Magazine
February 14, 2006
Will probably keep youngsters entertained for its short 76 minutes running time.
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
January 6, 2006
Pode não ser uma obra-prima (não é mesmo), mas é suficientemente bem realizado para merecer uma conferida enquanto o novo projeto da Pixar não chega aos cinemas.
| Original Score: 3/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
December 16, 2005
It's a happy and welcome debut, showing not only a genuine sense of humour and technical brilliance, but a clever ability to combine serious themes with family entertainment.
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
December 4, 2005
...this spunky little film doesn't let the minor matter of a bland central character and a lackluster script get it down.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
September 29, 2005
An OK kids' movie with a decent story
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/4
David Cornelius
August 24, 2005
This is not a top grade animated effort, but it is a sweet, enjoyable one.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Frank Wilkins
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
August 20, 2005
Despite its formulaic trappings, 'Valiant' proves that great heartfelt storytelling will almost always win out over big budget brawn.
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
August 20, 2005
It has enough laughs and close calls to keep the target audience entertained for an hour or so.
| Original Score: 3/5
August 19, 2005
An animated war epic - it doesn't sound like it would fly but it does.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Top Critic
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
August 19, 2005
Even though its historical references and battle scenes may fly over their heads like so many homing pigeons, kids will enjoy Valiant, too, if only for its nonstop action and lively visual design.
Angel Cohn
TV Guide
August 19, 2005
This cleverly told animated World War II adventure aims high and scores a pretty lofty goal.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Top Critic
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
August 19, 2005
Though it's made with wit, style and sweetness, it may be a tricky match for American audiences.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Peter Debruge
Miami Herald
August 19, 2005
It's no Shrek, but what Valiant lacks in looks, it makes up for with its perky winged heroes and high-flying concept.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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