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After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, WALL-E (short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-Class) discovers a new purpose in life (besides collecting knick-knacks) when he meets a sleek search robot named EVE. EVE comes to realize that WALL-E has inadvertently stumbled upon the key to the planet's future, and races back to space to report her findings to the humans (who have been eagerly awaiting word that it is safe to return home). Meanwhile, WALL-E chases EVE across the galaxy and sets into motion one of the most exciting and imaginative comedy adventures ever… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"I wonder a little what kids will make of the long silence of the first half followed by the disorienting mania of the second, but there's nothing here that's not wonderfully imagined and lovingly presented."
‑ Dave Calhoun, Time Out
"WALL-E is a classic, but it will never appeal to people who are happy with art only when it has as little bite as possible."
‑ David Denby, New Yorker
"To see these ideas delivered so profoundly speaks volumes to the power animation possesses in cleansing minds weathered by the cynicism of adulthood."
‑ David Keyes, Cinemaphile.org
"Pick any 24th of a second, frame it and you could hang it on a museum wall."
‑ Ali Gray, TheShiznit.co.uk
"This film deserves the Oscar. It deserves every Oscar. And a Nobel Prize for brilliantness. And I bet it would win it too if I hadn't just made it up..."
‑ Mike Edwards, What Culture
"Among its many wondrous achievements, the animated WALL-E is a sci-fi trifecta: a vision of the future, a tale for our times and a blast from the past."
‑ Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"You'd have to be a machine for your heart not to melt."
‑ David Ansen, Newsweek
"This is a movie with genuine heart."
‑ Stella Papamichael, Radio Times
"WALL-E sparks with genuine creativity."
‑ Ben Kenigsberg, Time Out Chicago
"It's not often that you find 'post-apocalyptic' and 'delightful' going together in the same sentence, but they're essential to describe the deceptively artful Wall-E."
‑ Joshua Starnes, ComingSoon.net
"The most consistent production unit in Hollywood just hit another home run."
‑ Tom Charity, CNN.com
"No movie can be a downer that fills you with pure exhilaration. You leave WALL-E with a feeling of the rarest kind: that you've just enjoyed a close encounter with an enduring classic."
‑ Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
"As a film critic who has spent too many summers viewing mediocre misfires and uninspired reinterpretations of TV shows, comic books and cult classics, it's immensely satisfying to recommend something as breathtakingly glorious as WALL-E."
‑ Jeff Meyers, Metro Times (Detroit, MI)
"It's a breathtaking, inspirational film, transcending the medium of animation and blossoming into a genuinely magnificent piece of cinema."
‑ Simon Reynolds, Digital Spy
"Some found ecological undertones too scolding. But the question of what happens to trash is a nice undertone - never overshadowing the endlessly renewable entertainment of "WALL-E's" plucky protagonist & carefully, comically choreographed physical humor."
‑ Nick Rogers, Suite101.com
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