Gooby (2009)

Willy (Matthew Knight) has a unique concern regarding his family's new house: he firmly believes it's inhabited by malevolent space aliens. Luckily for Willy, his wish for a savior is fulfilled with the entrance of Gooby (voiced by… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 17, 2009
DVD Release Date: August 11, 2009
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Jason Anderson
Toronto Star

Its lack of a compelling storyline and overreliance on so-so slapstick will limit its appeal to easily distracted preschoolers.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Entertaining for kids while slightly corny and silly for adults, but it's often harmless, bighearted and filled with inspirational messages about friendship, hope and the importance of family which everyone, young and old, can appreciate.

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Bill Gibron

If being innocuous were a crime, Gooby would cause Canada to reinstate the death penalty pronto.

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Loey Lockerby
Kansas City Star

Instead of inspiring children to be brave and loving, it will most likely send them cowering under the covers in terror. They've already got Chucky movies for that.

David Cornelius

This should be, by all accounts, a horror movie. It is instead a Canadian family comedy. So, you know, same difference.

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Jason Cenzano
I don't know if I've ever used the word pathetic to describe a movie, but I will here. This is the saddest thing. It didn't even make $4 million… More