Thief and the Cobbler
Thief and the Cobbler (1993)

It has taken many years to create this beautifully (made without computer generated graphics) animated fairy tale that was begun before Disney started making Aladdin. The story is quite basic as it chronicles the exploits of the plucky… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: March 8, 2005
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

An Aladdin rip-off burdened by songs so dreadful that even Academy voters will refuse to nominate them.

Phil Hall
Film Threat

It is a brutal triumph of style and a bitter fiasco of substance.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

A must for family viewing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Stella Dallas
this 28 yr labor of love by master animator richard williams was virtually destroyed when he lost control of it, leading to the disastrous theatrical cut with… More
AJ Verser
I really liked this movie, and I highly recommend it. It may seem at first that they were just trying to be like Aladdin, but this movie is completely… More
Michael Edwards
35 years in the making, but does it hold up? No. This version is just garbage, Vincent Price is enjoyable in this film, and the animation is fantastic, but Tack… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
I found the animation a bit too stylistic to really appreciate the beauty. The story was a bit oddball too.
Keiko Aya
The Recobbled Cut version of the film might just make it the best animated film ever made!!! The Animation is the best i have ever seen. Don't watch… More
Dannielle Albert
I absolutely loved the colorful animation and how the characters moved around in the 2 dimensional world of optical illusions. It was an awesome artistic work.… More