Sky High
Sky High (2005)

An ordinary teenager finds out he's not so ordinary after all in this comedy-adventure. Will Stronghold (Michael Angarano) has his share of anxieties about starting high school, but once he arrives on campus, he discovers he's… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 29, 2005
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73%
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57%



Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This highly derivative superhero coming-of-age flick is moderately entertaining, family-friendly fluff.

Matt Singer
Village Voice

My 12-year-old self would have liked this movie a lot. The 25-year-old me likes it a bit more than he cares to admit.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Funny, clever and even a bit inspirational, hinting at the potential for heroism in all of us.

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Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net

Sky High is the latest Disney teen comedy about the pitfalls of adolescent life, but is much, much better than it seems like it should be in large part due to its strong cast and assured direction.

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Joe Leydon
Variety

Smartly written and sprightly played, Sky High satisfies with a clever commingling of spoofy superheroics, school-daze hijinks, and family friendly coming-of-age dramedy.

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Ted Fry
Seattle Times

With a crisp and snappy visual style and its smartly paced story, Sky High pulls an incredible feat in an age of dumbed-down kids comedies; it's as down-to-earth as it is super.

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Cynthia Fuchs
Common Sense Media

Cartoony high school superhero drama; OK for tweens.

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Mike Clark
USA Today

Harmless family comedy with welcomely loopy asides.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

Sky High may set a record for ripping off more movies in just over an hour and a half than any other film in history.

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Jay Antani
Cinema Writer

surprisingly clever, spirited and joyful

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Matt Goodman
For a children's film, 'Sky High' is superior than many mature superhero films made nowadays. Cool effects with a magnificent blend of CGI,… More
Conner Rainwater
I know a lot of people don't like Sky High, but i've always considered it a really good movie. I enjoy the fact that it's not a cheap parody of… More
Dead Angel
Comparing to the Zoom that I watched yesterday, this was really good.
Jim Careter
I thought this was just okay. Kids will really enjoy the funny momenst and a superhero movie made just for them, but the parents will most likely fall asleep.… More
Bethany Murphy
I didn't really think I'd like this film but it's one of my favourite films. It's underrated and really quite good. A must see!
Marc Lewis
Leave it to Disney to produce a sugar coated clustercrap like this, call it a superhero film, and have it turn out to be one of the worst and most overrated… More

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