Winged Migration


Winged Migration

Critics Consensus

A marvel to watch.



Total Count: 133


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A series of journeys around the world with migratory birds. As the seasons and the climates change, we follow different birds through an assortment of beautiful countries and locales.


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Critic Reviews for Winged Migration

All Critics (133) | Top Critics (39) | Fresh (127) | Rotten (6)

  • Winged Migration is a quite astounding feat of cinema.

    Aug 12, 2003 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

    Jamie Russell
    Top Critic
  • After seeing these natural wonders, the elaborate special effects of such films as The Hulk and The Matrix Reloaded will seem like cheap parlor tricks.

    Jul 11, 2003 | Rating: 5/5
  • The photography is radiant.

    Jul 11, 2003 | Rating: 4/5
  • Flight as sheer freedom couldn't be better demonstrated.

    Jun 27, 2003
  • A film that will leave you dreaming about what it would be like to step off the edge of the world and discover you could fly.

    Jun 27, 2003
  • A life-affirming story that's enthralling, inspiring and poignant.

    Jun 27, 2003 | Rating: A+ | Full Review…
    Houston Chronicle
    Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Winged Migration

  • Jan 14, 2013
    Winged Migration works because words are kept out of it. Rather than having a mind numbing narration that doesn't really add to the drama, we just have the biirds..and all kinds of them attempting that they had done oodles of time previously in cross crossing the planet as a matter of survival.
    John B Super Reviewer
  • Jul 27, 2009
    I liked the birds that ran on the surface of the water the best, they were so funny.
    Megan S Super Reviewer
  • Mar 06, 2009
    Odyssey three years in the making, amazing experience, impressive and moving, the main focus to portray the grandeur of birds in general. An intimate, poetic portrait that conveys the majesty of all birds.
    hawk l Super Reviewer
  • Apr 23, 2008
    A crisp documentary about the migration patters of birds. While this movie deserves all the praise in the world for the amazing cinematograhy, I wshed for a bit more contextual narration to actually learn something about what I am looking at. Still, if you are into documentaries, camerawork, bird or nature you should not miss this one.
    Henrik S Super Reviewer

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