The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)

Elmo loves his fuzzy, well-worn blue blanket better than anything in the whole world. In fact, they are inseparable...a perfect team. Elmo would never let anything happen to it-until a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his beloved… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: October 30, 2001
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This fun and moral tale entertains both first-time Seasame Street watchers and seasoned veterans.

Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
L.A. Weekly

The film is nothing if not benign, but its merits are moot for those above 7 or so.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland won't tickle anyone much above the age of 6.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Sesame Street fans will love this sweet movie.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

How does it end? With a headache, of course, from all those cheering children.

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Tom Keogh
Film.com

If you have an Elmo fan in your life, Elmo In Grouchland is a must.

John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

The character is bereft of subtlety, the lessons are simple, loud, and clear, and there is a suprising dearth of comedy.

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Betsy Sherman
Boston Globe

The Jim Henson folks, who earlier this year gave us Muppets from Space, come up with another winner.

Susan Stark
Detroit News

Teens and young adults who have loved Sesame Street since childhood may just find themselves drawn to The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland.

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Chris Gore
Film Threat

Good fun for the single digit aged set!

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
It's no secret that I'm a huge Muppet/Sesame Street fan so I obviously liked The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. It's not the best Sesame… More
Luke Baldock
A fairly wonderful outing for Elmo. Never my favorite character, but who can resist his charm? Elmo is probably best suited as the lead in such a film. He has… More
Michael Edwards
You can't say crap about the muppets, sesame street, or elmo
Lanning : )
My name is Elmo. You stole my blanket. Prepare to di-- <p> Wait, wait, wait. No way Elmo would ever say something like that. It's… More
KJ Proulx
I never really was a fan of elmo, even growing up as a kid, but now that I look back on this film that I did see in theatres, I find it quite good. I am still… More