Puss in Boots
Puss in Boots (2011)

Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 24, 2012
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Critic Score: 84% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It isn't deep or groundbreaking, but what it lacks in profundity, Puss in Boots more than makes up for with an abundance of wit, visual sparkle, and effervescent charm.

Anna Smith
Time Out

'Puss in Boots' is uneven, but when it's on course, cat fans will be in heaven.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

It would overstate matters to say Puss in Boots leaves its cat holding the bag (we had to get that in). But it also leaves its hero awaiting a richer fable, one befitting his charms and his portrayer's talents.

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

A refreshing departure from the "Shrek" films, this animated comedy is jam-packed with witty dialogue and charismatic characters.

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Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle

Puss in Boots prances along on three basic truths. One, cats are funny. Two, vain Spanish cats in high-heeled musketeer boots are even funnier. Lastly, booted, vain Spanish cats voiced by a breathy Antonio Banderas are flat-out hilarious.

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William Goss
Film.com

The character may be here to save the day, but the movie's only here to pass the time and it does that just fine.

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Will Leitch
Deadspin

I like this cat. I hope they make four more of these. Viva el gato!

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

An almost purr-fect little film that even a dog owner can enjoy.

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Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail

It's the morally-cracked Humpty who provides the film's emotional trajectory. Puss in Boots is a fun feline frolic -- with just a little egg on its face.

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Billy Tatum
We Got This Covered

Finally, there's a cat even cooler than Garfield who will win the box office as well as a place on your favorites list. His name is Puss and he wears boots.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
paul sandberg
In reviewing Puss N Boots I'm going to forego all the weak cat or fairy tale puns (and gee, I just know you were waiting for some). What you have here… More
Jim Hunter
A swashbuckling cat searches for magic beans to repay an old debt. This film is innocuous fun. It isn't that funny or exciting, but it holds one's… More
Sam Barnett
Puss in Boots avoids all of the flaws of the last two Shrek movies, and revitalizes the universe in a shockingly good movie that is beautifully animated,… More
Chris Miele
I was so happy when they decided to give my favorite Shrek character his own movie. To my relief Puss In Boots is way better then the third and fourth Shrek… More
JY Skacto
Chris Miller goes nursery rhyme mash-up with <i>Puss in Boots</i>.<p>Aside from a back story segment for the lead, Puss in Boots, the plot… More
Reid Volk
A flimsy story that delivers a surprising amount of laughs. While I was in awe about how a giant studio could have green-lit a script that was so piss-poor, I… More

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