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Universal acclaim- based on 483 Ratings

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  • Summary: From the creators of "Toy Story," "Monsters, Inc." and "Finding Nemo," comes this hilarious action-packed animated adventure about superheroes. (Disney Enterprises, Inc./Pixar Animation Studios)
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 40 out of 41
  2. Negative: 0 out of 41
  1. 100
    Bird has created the unprecedented film that is not just a grand feature-length cartoon but a grand feature, period, a piece of animation that's involving across a spectrum of comedy, action, even drama.
  2. Dazzlingly beautiful, funny, and meaningful.
  3. Pixar again hitches top-notch storytelling to the very best in CG animation.
  4. Reviewed by: Jennifer Frey
    90
    The movie is full of wonderful little touches: Syndrome, the bad guy, is drawn to remind viewers of "Heat Miser" from the classic Christmas cartoon "The Year Without a Santa Claus."
  5. Clever, buoyant and surprisingly human.
  6. Reviewed by: Colin Kennedy
    80
    Looks like 2004 has given birth to a new superhero franchise after all.
  7. 60
    The fun hardens into Fun after he's (Mr. Incredible) lured out of retirement and imprisoned in a remote island compound, though the sleek computer animation is spellbinding as usual.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 7 out of 184
  1. Apr 7, 2011
    10
    Being a big fan of both action movies and Pixar movies, I knew this movie was right for me. And sure enough, I ended up really enjoying the movie. Felt just like watching some of the great superhero movies out there. Expand
  2. Mar 24, 2013
    10
    What a whimsical and hilarious way to invent new superheros! This film is excellent for children through adult, containing gut-busting comedy and talented actors. It may mot be quite as suited for the younger end of children, as it contains material that may not be understandable to them. Expand
  3. TomJ.
    May 24, 2006
    10
    A fantastic movie in every way. I mean it.
  4. Mar 15, 2014
    10
    Bird has created the unprecedented film that is not just a grand feature-length cartoon but a grand feature, period, a piece of animation that's involving across a spectrum of comedy, action, even drama. Expand
  5. Nov 20, 2011
    9
    I thought it was great. Some parts in the film are a little slow but overall its a great film. I enjoyed it from start to finish. The one flaw is that it could have been a bit shorter but besides that its still good. Expand
  6. Nov 27, 2013
    9
    It would be very cliche to say it was incredible, but it was. Very clever story told with such poignancy. It really is great for all ages, which is something Pixar knows how to do well. Just fantastic. Expand
  7. FranciscoM
    May 31, 2009
    4
    Not original, not funny, but enjoyable.

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