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  • Summary: The inter-stellar saga of a super-intelligent pre-teen boy inventor and his robot dog Goddard. Together they undertake a daring rescue mission, battle evil aliens, save the Earth, and, perhaps most importantly, return home in time for dinner. (Paramount Pictures)
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  1. Positive: 13 out of 21
  2. Negative: 1 out of 21
  1. There's a real gee-whiz kick to the fantasy of being the brainiest kid on the planet, and a down-to-earth quality to Jimmy and his not-so-bright, but ever-so-stalwart best buddies.
  2. 80
    A witty, well-crafted comedy that combines primal slapstick with sharp satiric banter to keep children and parents laughing together.
  3. 75
    It doesn't have the little in-jokes that make "Shrek" and "Monsters, Inc." fun for grown-ups. But adults who appreciate the art of animation may enjoy the look of the picture.
  4. 70
    For the sake of more irony--the movie is lousy with it--the precocious characters have an infantile response to the discovery that their parents are missing: all want their mommies after a night of junk-food excess.
  5. Reviewed by: Todd McCarthy
    70
    Moppet appeal of the present feature rests in three can't-miss concepts -- cool gadgets, the desire to see grownups disappear and space travel. Pic delivers on all three points and doesn't have to do a whole lot more.
  6. The movie's clatter and whiz-bang suggests more humor than there actually is.
  7. Reviewed by: Dan Via
    20
    Frenetic and uninvolving.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
  1. Apr 2, 2012
    10
    i loved this movie when it came out. when i got it on dvd i watched it until the dvd wouldn't work. the soundtrack was also amazing. Carl made me laugh my ass off so did Ms. Fowl. Expand
  2. Jun 19, 2014
    9
    "quossoint" -Carl "Jimmy Neutron" nuff said!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  3. Nov 10, 2011
    8
    Some people don't like the visuals of this show, but it just wouldn't be the same if it were any different. The real thing that makes this show great is the title character and the fun story. Expand
  4. Nov 7, 2010
    8
    very entertaining for a CGI movie
  5. May 25, 2012
    6
    The plot was close to ridiculous, the graphics are great, the voice acting was good and some scenes are cheesy and too predictable. Overall, a good film especially for kids.... Expand
  6. Nov 28, 2012
    5
    Although the plot and lead character is fair enough, I only wish the rest of the characters were as humorous as they were animated.
  7. Jul 15, 2013
    0
    La pelicula es un desastre destaco la edicion para ser del 2001 por parte de Paramount Pictures, el tema es pesimo ademas de personajes que siempre me han parecido catastroficos. Expand

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