Free Jimmy (Slipp Jimmy fri)
Free Jimmy (Slipp Jimmy fri) (2006)

A drug-addled elephant is on the run from people who either want to help him or kill him in this dark computer-animated comedy that is decidedly not for children. Jimmy is a performing elephant who travels with a third-rate Russian circus… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 21, 2006
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Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A weird, misfiring, Norwegian animated mess of a film. Unsure of who its target audience is, it misses every target.

Derek Adams
Time Out

This adult-orientated, computer-generated animation isn't an especially successful outing but still serves as an impressive antidote to the Disney-Pixar norm.

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James Christopher
Times [UK]

Deeply unhinged, deeply awful.

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Sun Online

You would expect at least a spark of wit. But no, there's nothing.

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Leslie Felperin
Variety

Pic could be too dark, dirty and insufficiently funny to achieve more than cult success.

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Xan Brooks
Guardian

Free Jimmy is a sledgehammer Norwegian animation that metes out all manner of cruelty to dumb animals, not least the ones in the audience.

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Anthony Quinn
Independent

The brief relationship that the escaped elephant forms with a resourceful moose is oddly touching, but the fatuities surrounding it ensure that any deeper involvement is unlikely.

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Richard Luck
Film4

Norway may be wonderful for many things but feature-length animation currently isn't one of them.

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Tim Evans
Sky Movies

They say an elephant never forgets. But even the most anally-retentive pachyderm would be desperate to banish this misfiring mess to the darkest reaches of memory.

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Derek Malcolm
This is London

But the characters don't add to the conception. Nor does the basic animation.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Alexander Wilson
CGI animted adult adult rated movie. The jokes are funny enough but with a sinister and often pointless punchline. The undertone of the movie is built up around… More
Barry Lappin
What in the hell was this?.,......absolute mince immafraid. I had hoped for much more mand was seriously dissappointed.....you might not be but then… More
Mike S
Really weird and not my kind of movie at all, despite the fact that it has actors like Woody Harrelson and Kyle McLachlan doing the voice-overs. As for the many… More
Wu Chouin
Cool animation and interesting feel. Worth seeing once under the influence.
Luke Baldock
A dark and tragic animated comedy. The bleak humour I found to be quite funny, and the whole grim outlook turns animatd films upside down. This is certainly… More