Fantasia 2000
Fantasia 2000 (2000)

"Fantasia/2000" brings to fruition Walt Disney's dream of creating a "concert film" with a perpetually changing repertoire. Sixty years after the release of Disney's classic 1940 experiment in sight and sound, a… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: June 16, 2000
DVD Release Date: November 14, 2000
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Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It provides an entertaining experience for adults and children alike.

Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

The rest of these animated sequences depend on gimmickry, cuteness, or facile ideology.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

As with the original Fantasia, the new film is a mixture of artistically respectable and mediocre moments, which for overall ambition and range, has no parallel in the world of contemporary animation.

John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

balance in animation styles

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

It provides some fine artists the chance to stretch and frolic, even as it reminds today's audiences of animation's limitless borders.

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Charles Taylor

It's not that the images aren't pretty, or that great care hasn't gone into them -- it's that the sensibility behind them is so icky, limited in its conception of beauty to picture postcards and the sort of paintings you see in chain hotels.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Overall, though, I didn't find it particularly satisfying

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Time Out

This must be the most belated sequel the movies have produced.

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Eleanor Ringel Cater
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Whatever its flaws -- from kitschy cupids to racist centaurs -- at least the first Fantasia had a human touch. The sequel seems cold and mechanical by comparison.

Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

Although magnificent and filled with imagination, Fantasia 2000 doesn't hold up as being particularly ground-breaking or innovative.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Pt. 2 to the original, wherein the animators at Disney take popular classical music as a basis for visual storytelling. Like the original, some parts shine… More
Sergio Garcia
I loved Fantasia but when I saw Fantasia 2000 on IMAX. Oh my gosh! What a great job. My favorites are The firebird suite, Rhapsody in Blue and Pines of Rome.… More
Alice Shen
My high school band had intimate relationships with several of the songs in this second incarnation of Disney's art and music fantasy. The slow yet… More
Tim Salmons
Nothing will ever top the original Fantasia, but 2000 makes a very bold attempt and is not only a worthy continuation, but a great film in its own right.… More
Jim Careter
Beautiful film
Michael Edwards
just as good as the original

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