Jimmy Neutron - Boy Genius
Jimmy Neutron - Boy Genius (2001)

This animated feature from Nickelodeon is the story of ten-year-old genius inventor Jimmy Neutron, whose penchant for gadget-creation gets him and his robot dog, Goddard, into trouble at home and school. However, when the parents of… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: December 21, 2001
DVD Release Date: July 2, 2002
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: What Jimmy Neutron lacks in computer animation, it makes up for in charm and cleverness.

Rita Kempley
Washington Post

This little charmer both celebrates and kids the corny conventions of family sitcoms.

Claudia Puig
USA Today

After Monsters, Inc., this movie may be a bit of a letdown, but there are some scenes that will delight elementary -school-age children and older preschoolers.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Stylish 3-D computer animation, good characters.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Jimmy Neutron just doesn't have enough power to sustain itself to feature length, though children -- the movie's real audience -- may be so dazzled by the spectacle of Jimmy flying through space with his robot dog that they won't notice.

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Gene Seymour

There's barely more invention in the animation than in the concept.

Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

Like a rollicking adventure from the fevered boyhood imagination of Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes: the gooey aliens, the boy-genius gadgetry. Except with Jimmy it's real.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

[W]hen they went into the outerspace adventure it just got so silly and it didn't really go anywhere and it just kind of lay dead there.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

A lickety-split, madly packed, roller-coaster entertainment that might almost have been designed to make you scared of how much smarter your kids are than you.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...[an] engaging and entertaining animated feature.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Good and funny movie. Lots of laughs.
Michael Edwards
The animation is great, the comedy was great, the acting was great, and the TV show was great
Bentley Lyles
Two days ago, I sent my fellow RT friends a list of films I wanted to review and this was one of them. This got the most requests so now I'm here reviewing… More
KJ Proulx
This was a great kids film! I liked it when I was young, and it still holds up to that potential today!
Matt Goodman
As a kid, this was my life. This movie is so entertaining for kids and has a great story. Grade: B+
Candy Rose
Fun animation about a boy inventor who always makes live interesting.