Underdogs (2015)

From Academy Award (R) winning director Juan Campanella comes UNDERDOGS, an animated comedy with a little bit of magic and a whole lot of heart. Jake is a shy, but talented, foosball player. His passion for the game is rivaled only by his… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 31, 2015
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Guy Lodge
Time Out

Kids still experiencing World Cup withdrawal symptoms may be entertained by this animated oddity from Argentina ... Older viewers may struggle slightly with the wonkiness.

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Stefan Pape

Undoubtedly accomplished enough to warrant such a wide release.

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express

Great fun for young and old.

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Brian Orndorf

"Underdogs" isn't remarkable, but as entertainment, it handles jokes and sporting thrill competently, while Campanella fights to work welcome idiosyncrasy into every scene.

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Matthew Taylor
Sight and Sound

There are few surprises, but the slick visuals, piquant humour and genial feeling for the gaming of yesteryear make it a hardy challenger for the animation titans north of the equator.

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Adam Woodward
Little White Lies

Longer than an actual football match, and it feels it.

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Graham Young
Birmingham Mail

The story isn't much to write home about. But when this animation is at its best - following the ball in a way that traditional forms of cinema have always struggled with - it's visually brilliant and children aged to five to eight will stay with it.

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James Luxford
Radio Times

The witty script and banter between the three makes for some very funny moments ...

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Robbie Collin
Daily Telegraph
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The worst thing to notice in this subpar animation is that, until the entertaining climax and despite being technically well made, it is a silly, unfocused… More
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It's the Sunderland AFC of animated movies.