The Simpsons Movie
The Simpsons Movie (2007)

Homer must save the world from a catastrophe he himself created. It all begins with Homer, his new pet pig and a leaky silo full of droppings--a combination that triggers a disaster the likes of which Springfield has never experienced. As… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 18, 2007
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Critic Score
90%
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User Score
77%



Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Simpsons Movie contains the hearty laughs, biting satire, and honest portrayal of an American family that makes the show so popular. And it boasts slicker animation and polished writing that hearkens back to the show's glory days.

David Denby
New Yorker

The incomparable gang at full length for the first time, with enough jokes, satire, nonsense, and sentiment to justify the eighty-eight minutes.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Definitely worth your money.

Nick Pinkerton
Stop Smiling

The consensus is right: It's only pretty funny, which is all it needed to be.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

Doesn't make the existential leap to the big screen, and it doesn't have the density of gags or the lunatic free-association of the best episodes.

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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

Some 10 years after expected, The Simpsons Movie couldn't give a doodle in a doughnut hole about expectations anyway. It may deliver what we've already got, but it leaves no doubt why we got it in the first place.

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Jay Stone
Canada.com

The Simpsons Movie gives us much of what we love about the characters, and if there is not enough of some of them, there is something of most of them.

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Paul Clinton (CNN.com)
CNN.com

Nobody should have a cow. Bigger and longer don't always mean better, but The Simpsons Movie is still a cut above.

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Dana Stevens
Slate

The Simpsons Movie is as hard to critique as it is to resist.

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Total Film

Worth every minute of the 17-year wait, The Simpsons Movie confirms Groening's creation as the smartest, funniest, most inventive cartoon in history.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
God bless the Simpsons even if this is not their shiniest moment. If we're talking spin-offs, I have to give the nod to the the Hit & Run video game.
Tim Salmons
What I originally expected from The Simpsons Movie was that it would be a 90 minute advertisement for the show, there would be catchphrases or quotes and that… More
Daniel Mumby
It's very easy to make a bad adaptation of a much-loved TV series. British sitcoms have an especially poor record in this field, with the majority of… More
Manu Gino
For years, lines have been drawn...and then colored in yellow. Saw it again! Great funny movie just like the cartoons. Could watch it a million times again, I… More
Directors Cat
The Simpsons Movie is an extended unrated version of one of the older episodes, which to be honest were the best episodes of the show.
Scott Green
A silly, laugh out loud film with a strong structure of respect already built behind the TV show, it wasn't a surprise that this film got all the… More

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