Metascore
53

Mixed or average reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 21
  2. Negative: 3 out of 21
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  1. An unmemorable, frenzied, characterless hodgepodge that delights the eyes while numbing the brain.
  2. 38
    The movie is still a mess, stumbling from comic-relief scenes that aren't funny to a job-training interlude in which we learn that, among other things, owls make excellent . . . blacksmiths?
  3. 38
    And the action? It's especially hard to determine who's fighting whom in "Legends," because, well, because they are a bunch of owls.
User Score
6.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 122 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 35
  2. Negative: 2 out of 35
  1. Dec 17, 2011
    8
    It is very hard to say no to this movie due to its fantastic animation, action, dark tone, and voice performances and it even has a bit ofIt is very hard to say no to this movie due to its fantastic animation, action, dark tone, and voice performances and it even has a bit of humor and succeeds well enough even though the story isn't told very well. I give this film 82% of a good movie. Full Review »
  2. Oct 5, 2011
    6
    "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole", a action flick summer blockbuster directed by Zack Snyder, is a great movie with outstanding"Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole", a action flick summer blockbuster directed by Zack Snyder, is a great movie with outstanding visuals but fails to contain any significant points to boast about. Full Review »
  3. May 9, 2011
    3
    Beautiful presentation let down by poor acting and audio, plus the characters were too goofy and aimless for my taste, best that you watch RioBeautiful presentation let down by poor acting and audio, plus the characters were too goofy and aimless for my taste, best that you watch Rio instead. Full Review »