The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
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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 blanket into a faraway land and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo summons all of his courage and determination and sets off on an action-packed rescue mission that plunges him into Grouchland-a place full of grouchy creatures, stinky garbage and the villainous Huxley. Elmo also learns an important lesson about sharing, realizing… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 77%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The film is nothing if not benign, but its merits are moot for those above 7 or so."
‑ Hazel-Dawn Dumpert, L.A. Weekly
"The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland won't tickle anyone much above the age of 6."
‑ Lou Lumenick, New York Post
"Sesame Street fans will love this sweet movie."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"Kids who love Barney or the Muppets will undoubtedly feel right at home."
‑ Cheryl DeWolfe, Apollo Guide
"Remains faithful to the essence of Sesame Street."
‑ Paula Nechak, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"How does it end? With a headache, of course, from all those cheering children."
‑ Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
"If you have an Elmo fan in your life, Elmo In Grouchland is a must."
‑ Tom Keogh,
"The character is bereft of subtlety, the lessons are simple, loud, and clear, and there is a suprising dearth of comedy."
‑ John R. McEwen, Film Quips Online
"A delightful little picture."
‑ Jim Judy, Screen It!
"Perfect for that discriminating five-year-old in your life, or any grown-up who still wonders what goes on deep inside Oscar's garbage can."
‑ Ken Fox, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"The Jim Henson folks, who earlier this year gave us Muppets from Space, come up with another winner."
‑ Betsy Sherman, Boston Globe
"Teens and young adults who have loved Sesame Street since childhood may just find themselves drawn to The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland."
‑ Susan Stark, Detroit News
"Good fun for the single digit aged set!"
‑ Chris Gore, Film Threat
"A lightweight, familiar comic adventure that ought to thrill the very young."
‑ Philip Booth, Orlando Weekly
"Most patient adults may want to strangle the impish Elmo within the first 10 minutes of this movie."
‑ Deborah Sroge, Citysearch
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