The Boxtrolls
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In Theaters September 26 (24 days)
A family event movie from the creators of "Coraline" and "ParaNorman" that introduces audiences to a new breed of family - The Boxtrolls, a community of quirky, mischievous creatures who have lovingly raised an orphaned human boy named Eggs (voiced by Isaac Hempstead-Wright) in the amazing cavernous home they've built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. When the town's villain, Archibald Snatcher (Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley), comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls, Eggs decides to venture above ground, "into the light," where he meets and… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Squanders Laika's considerable artistic talent on an unappealing concept and screenplay."
‑ Peter Debruge, Variety
"The perfect grown-up kids' movie."
‑ Jo-Anne Titmarsh, HeyUGuys
"Stubbornly unappealing ..."
‑ David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter
"It all feels rather simple and lacking in the real cleverness audiences come to expect from such fare."
‑ Mark Adams, Screen International
"A surprisingly charmless and aimless movie from Laika Studios, who previously crafted the wonderfully dark Coraline and Paranorman, this latest venture seems destined to disturb young viewers while thoroughly boring their parents."
‑ Alonso Duralde, TheWrap
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