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  • Summary: From the teams behind "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit," comes this madcap computer animated comedy set on and beneath the streets of London in the bustling sewer world of Ratropolis. (DreamWorks)
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  1. Positive: 27 out of 28
  2. Negative: 0 out of 28
  1. Delicious slapstick, droll wit and terrific characters make Aardman's first venture in CG cartooning a great success.
  2. Reviewed by: Claudia Puig
    88
    This year's wittiest animated adventure saga.
  3. 83
    It's not life-changing stuff, but it's brisk and clever and funny and avoids some of the predictable pitfalls that hobble so many films of its ilk.
  4. 75
    It's better than 90% of the animated fare of the last few years. It's refreshing not to have to qualify the movie's appeal by appending the words, "for the kids."
  5. As scatalogical affairs go, Flushed Away shows remarkable buoyancy.
  6. Reviewed by: Ella Taylor
    70
    What's not to love about a movie in which thousands of rodents stand together against a Big Wave generated by TV-watching soccer fans flushing their toilets at halftime?
  7. After the fourth electrocution gag, the 10th smack in the face and the 12th assault on a wee rodent crotch, we could all use something quiet.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 30
  2. Negative: 1 out of 30
  1. Nov 4, 2011
    10
    Overall I Loved It! I Just Bought It On DVD Today... I Think More People Should Really Sit Down And Watch It... It's Genuis!
  2. DrakeD.
    Dec 1, 2006
    10
    Wow. what a great movie!!! reccomend it to everyone. i usually HATE movies in this category, im more into gory-horror, but i LOVED this film. awesome. 10/10 great story, awesome comedy. Expand
  3. StephenD.
    Mar 9, 2007
    9
    This movie has more charm, imagination and funny jokes than recent animated adventures. Plus a little romance. It grows on you with repeated viewings, especially since there are lots of little details you notice for the first time. Collapse
  4. PeteT.
    Nov 6, 2006
    7
    The fast paced nature of this movie does not make it a classic or anything close but the ingenious script and the hilarious and orginal soundtrack covers and intellegent design make the movie worth appraise. Hugh Jackman and Kate Winslet are of course funny to see as clay figures but they are very cute and well cast. The underworld adventure and funny jokes make this cute movie lovable and at times joyous. A great family film to see when your bored, but still short of classics like The Incredibles and Shrek. Expand
  5. CollinW.
    Nov 6, 2006
    7
    Never too annoying so the adults can get some laughs too. It has some european joke references and some moments in which the characters open up and come alive. The movie as a whole is very enjoyable despite its fast paced flaws it is still very brillant in its diverse character arrangement and its strange and annoying jokes. I would recommend it for a family viewing but not for a birthday party when the kids want to watch a classic. Stick with Shrek but make sure you rent this one along the way for a look. Expand
  6. Nov 13, 2013
    6
    Flushed Away suffocates nay say-ers.
    A very wacky, witty, and downright bizarre idea transformed into a very acceptable film. It's not pretty
    nor polite, but very watchable. Expand
  7. PabloR.
    Nov 3, 2006
    2
    Trash!!!!!!! I mean come on.... the beginng is so long, that the actual adventure is about an hour... GARFEILD! This movie wasnt even funny, other movies have done the same things...but better! TRASH! Expand

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