The Powerpuff Girls - The Movie
The Powerpuff Girls - The Movie (2002)

The most adorable little superheroines in all of Townsville make the jump to the big screen in this feature-length animated adventure based on the popular Cartoon Network series The Powerpuff Girls. Brilliant scientist Professor Utonium… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 5, 2002
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
63%
Flixster
User Score
55%


Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It plays like an extended episode, but The Powerpuff Girls Movie is still lots of fun.

Hank Sartin
Chicago Reader

This Cartoon Network feature-length animation manages to teach kids some good lessons and amuse the grown-ups without overdosing on pop-culture references.

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Joe Leydon
Variety

The slam-bang superheroics are kinetic enough to engross even the most antsy youngsters.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

This would have been much better had it been reduced to a one hour episode on television rather than a stretched feature film.

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Time Out

Stretched beyond its usual episode length, the Girls' adventure doesn't pack the nifty punch they're famous for.

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Dan Via
Washington Post

Even with its flaws, The Powerpuff Girls Movie offers cleverness and charm that are hard to come by in the summertime multiplex.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Funny, exciting, and involving.

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Robert Lloyd
L.A. Weekly

It is not boring, and looks fantastic, and maintains the wit and spirit of the original.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

This is one freaky and annoying little film.

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Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review

The animation is refreshingly retro minimalist and saturated with pastels (including the colored vapor trails of the little heroines), and the action is nonstop.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Careter
I loved the show, but this was really stupid. The animation was only a little better than the show. The story was actually pretty good and gave a good… More
Luke Baldock
A rather lovely family film that is more than just an extended episode. I manages to explore the depths of the characters and their motivations. However most… More
Michael Edwards
Though most people would think of the powerpuff girls as a girl show it really wasn't and by far its one of the best cartoons on cartoon network. You… More
Bradley Wright
I loved the show, but this was really stupid. The animation was only a little better than the show. The story was actually pretty good and gave a good… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
A fun introduction to the crazy and sweet superheroines "The Powerpuff Girls"! It includes their origin story. It's great when they trash an… More