Disneynature Born In China
Disneynature Born In China (2017)

Disneynature's new True Life Adventure film "Born In China" takes an epic journey into the wilds of China where few people have ever ventured. Following the stories of three animal families, the film transports audiences to… More

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Rated: G
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: April 21, 2017
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Disneynature Born In China delivers more of the breathtaking footage the series is known for -- and more than enough cuddly anthropomorphic action to keep the kids entertained.

Katie Walsh
Los Angeles Times

John Krasinski narrates, and though he doesn't achieve that mix of gravitas and cheeky wit [of] Sir David Attenborough ... his vocal stylings are perfectly homey and serviceable for the task of guiding us through the lives of these special animals.

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Andrew Parker
Globe and Mail

On the whole, it's fine for what it is ...

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Craig Mathieson
The Sunday Age

The narration, delivered by actor John Krasinski with a curdled dollop of aw-shucks geniality, reduces the seasonal narrative to incidents that are mapped to human cliches - a loving mother know best and a rebellious teen has to deal with his father

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Simon Abrams
RogerEbert.com

The film doesn't offer anything new, and doesn't stop pushing 'Family' until even the cutest animal seems to be lecturing you to listen to your parents.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

"Born in China" won't teach you everything there is to know about pandas, snow leopards or snub-nosed monkeys, and its storylines feel manipulated by the Disney machine. But darned if it doesn't make you say "aww."

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Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

'Born in China' shows the beauty of the cycle of life and death.

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Joe Dziemianowicz
New York Daily News

"Born In China" consistently delivers an amazing eyeful.

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Ryan Porter
Toronto Star

While the footage is breathtaking, these animal tales get wobblier every year at walking the line between educational fun and hard-to-swallow stories of animals acting out human narratives.

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Sarah Boslaugh
Playback:stl

Disney knows on which side their bread is buttered, and there's nothing like a baby panda being cradled by its mother to make an audience go "Awww."

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Bradley J
Born in China is the best Disneynature release since their first film Earth. It is a departure from the one species centered films they have been releasing the… More
Thomas Drufke
While Disney Nature's Born in China is a fascinating mix of gorgeous animals and breathtaking cinematography, it does tend to feel a little too staged for… More
EpicLadySponge the Adventurer
Once again, here's another nature theatrical film. Either you love them or hate them, they would still be around regardless of what we might be thinking… More