Happy Feet
Happy Feet (2006)

In the world of the emperor penguin, a simple song can mean the difference between a lifetime of happiness and an eternity of loneliness. When a penguin named Mumble is born without the ability to sing the romantic song that will attract… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 17, 2006
DVD Release Date: March 27, 2007
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Visually dazzling, with a thoughtful storyline and catchy musical numbers, Happy Feet marks a successful animated debut from the makers of Babe.

David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

You should see Happy Feet -- not only because it's stupendous, but also because it features the best dancing you'll see on the screen this year.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

Was I enchanted, entertained or even diverted for its 108-minute running time? Not really.

Jane Boursaw
Common Sense Media

Ultra-cute kid flick has a few scary, emotional moments.

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Stephen Garrett
Time Out

Awkward but graceful, derivative but daring, Happy Feet is, indeed, a flightless bird in the best and worst sense.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

I think kids will love it, because the penguins are cute.

Nick Rogers

Parables about xenophobia, tolerance, religion and ecological responsibility are played to cuddly conclusions. Balletic underwater sequences and a jukebox-musical soundtrack spanning Chicago to Grandmaster Flash are spoonfuls of sugar for the medicine.

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Derek Adams
Time Out

Director George 'Babe' Miller has pulled off a coup with this one; he's raised the benchmark to a whole new level, both visually and conceptually. Bravo.

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Tasha Robinson
AV Club

[Happy Feet's] a gorgeously rendered marvel that pulls out all the stops to wow its viewers.

Fernando F. Croce

George Miller's jubilant, eccentric film makes its CGI penguins vibrant, expressive, even cosmic

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Matthew Samuel Mirliani
It's an animated film that though it tries hard, it is difficult to like or enjoy it.
Lady D'arbanville
An all singing, all dancing film that just oozes cuteness. Happy Feet is creative with an adorable storyline, that puts a little smile on your face. Slightly… More
Candy Rose
Good animation about penguins. Penguins sing to attract their soul mate but Mumbles can't sing so he tap dances. Famous voices - Elijah Wood, Robin… More
Wahida K
I can watch this Movie over and over again. I just adore this Movie so much. Its just so great.
Lucas Martins
Happy Feet promise a lot... but don't is one of the most great animated movie.
KJ Proulx
This may not be a kids classic in any way, but in my opinion, it is a fun ride to take once. As mumble faces the fears of growing up with a disorder that no… More