Open Season

User Score
6.1

Generally favorable reviews- based on 65 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 65
  2. Negative: 11 out of 65
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  1. {Anonymous]
    Sep 26, 2007
    4
    Mildly funny and at least half-decent, but sooo unimportant and forgettable when there are such better, less cliched movies out there.
  2. JoshW
    Oct 3, 2006
    6
    Cute, even if it's bursting with cliches.
  3. robertxxx
    Oct 18, 2006
    4
    Well, you know, nothing much happens...which is alright if the characters are adorable...but they seem as unimaginative as the story.
  4. MichelleC.
    Sep 26, 2006
    6
    This movie starts off well and ends well, it is the middle that struggles. I am uncertain how you can make a kids movie too long, but they did it. The middle drags and drags and when it finally finds its comical tune the song is over.
  5. May 18, 2014
    4
    Open Season is the average annoying kids movie with animals that talk. I found it to be one of those animated movies where all of the character motivations are ones you don't like, and it's one of those movies that you keep checking your watch to see when it will end.
  6. Nov 13, 2013
    5
    Open Season closes interest.
    A likeable but somewhat empty tale of a bear and a buck. There is no astounding storyline, or incredible animation. From beginning to end Open Season leaves the door open but never looks inside.
Metascore
49

Mixed or average reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 18
  2. Negative: 6 out of 18
  1. Reviewed by: Gregory Kirshling
    58
    The overfamiliar Open Season feels like just another CG 'toon in our 'toon-glutted times.
  2. Reviewed by: Josh Rosenblatt
    30
    Little more than paint-by-numbers filmmaking, and it fails in the most important charge of any children's movie: to transport its young and impressionable audience to a world where anything is possible, rather than to one where everything’s been thought of already.
  3. Reviewed by: Gregg Rickman
    50
    On the plus side, Open Season enjoys a clear narrative, real rooting interest and good interspecies rapport. On the downside, there’s a surfeit of cruel bunny-rabbit gags.