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: 89% 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.

Christopher Orr
The New Republic

There were plenty of decent jokes, but I've already forgotten most of them; I suspect within a month's time I'll be hard pressed to recall much about the movie at all beyond a vague sense of disappointment.

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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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Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

The big-screen Simpsons are mildly entertaining, but too much of this is as flabby as Homer's belly.

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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.

Erin Free
FILMINK (Australia)

The Simpsons Movie successfully makes a big experience of one of the greatest TV shows of all time.

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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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Matt Prigge
Philadelphia Weekly

Why do I still feel a bit jilted? Because the premise is actually kind of promising.

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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.
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.
Eugene Bernabe
The Simpsons Movie has countless laughter & sarcasm that those who follow the famed-animated-series are accustomed to. With the larger screen, format,… More
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