Rugrats Go Wild
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When the Rugrats family vacation goes awry, they suddenly find themselves on a deserted island. Hopelessly stuck in the middle of nowhere--without cell phones or cookies!--the Rugrats encounter lizards, leopards and bug eating plants, not to mention the wildest discovery of all--the Thornberrys! But poor Spike isn't having nearly as much fun. His sniffer is on the blink and his reckless Rugrats are wandering through the rainforest alone. Can Eliza Thornberry, who speaks fluent Dog and all animal languages, help the hapless rugmutt find his diapered gang before Siri the white leopard turns… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 41%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"As matinee probations go, the movie's tainted by too many bad songs and too much of Bruce Willis."
‑ Michael Atkinson, Village Voice
"The end product is surprisingly engaging, thanks at least in part to a pair of very stinky feet."
‑ Daphne Gordon, Toronto Star
"If you dismiss the flaws and pretty unimaginative plot line, you'll really have some fun with the film..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"Unless you're a Nickelodeon executive or a six-year-old who's never heard of Pixar, you'll be fervently hoping such desperate tactics signal the end of this tiresome spin-off franchise."
‑ Neil Smith,
"Parental love combined with guilt can make you do anything for your child."
‑ Irene Ferris,
"[T]his is harmless entertainment for very young children. Everyone else though, will be wriggling in their seats like 2-year-olds with wet diapers."
‑ Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper
"The creators of Rugrats and Thornberrys have done a clever job of figuring crossover points for bringing the two together."
‑ Ted Fry, Seattle Times
"[T]his is more like a TV sweeps month stunt than the beginning of new chapter of Rugrats history."
‑ Daniel M. Kimmel, Worcester Telegram & Gazette
"Rugrats Go Wild boasts tiresome plotlessness, TV-grade animation, and doesn't even propagandize the kids with hearty moral messages"
‑ Mike Sage, Peterborough This Week
"Nickelodeon calls this a "crossover" adventure. I call it a crowded movie with too many characters and a tendency toward hyperactivity."
‑ Audrey Rock-Richardson, Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)
"For all the doubling of franchises, Odorama- smelling and smart-aleck references to famous movies and songs, there's nothing particularly bright and charming about the film."
‑ Desson Thomson, Washington Post
"Fun meet-up of Rugrats, Wild Thornberrys on deserted island."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"Nothing about Rugrats Go Wild is particularly bad or crass; it's just exhaustingly mediocre."
‑ Josh Bell, Las Vegas Weekly
"As a Rugrats neophyte, I found it hard to understand what makes them so beloved: their voices are shrill and charmless, and so much of the humour springs from grating babytalk."
‑ Catharine Tunnacliffe, eye WEEKLY
"Can adults sit through it with minimal doses of Novocaine from the concession stand? The answer: A qualified yes."
‑ Paul Povse, State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)
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