Leap! (2017)

11-year-old orphan, Félicie (Elle Fanning) has one dream - to go to Paris and become a dancer. Her best friend Victor (Nat Wolff), an imaginative but exhausting boy with a passion for creating, has a dream of his own - to become a famous… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 25, 2017
DVD Release Date: November 21, 2017
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Critic Score: 37% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: From its bland story to its unremarkable animation, Leap! does little to distinguish itself from a long list of like-minded -- and superior -- family-friendly alternatives.

Jude Dry

Leap! wants to be a grand jeté, but it's stuck in first position.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

An animated fairytale that adheres to formula, but manages to stick its landing.

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Staci Layne Wilson

Leap! is an absolutely delightful, fun, and at times heartbreaking film that's perfect for girls.

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Richard Roeper
Chicago Sun-Times

The anachronistic pop songs actually work quite nicely with the scenes of classical dancing, and will most likely help hold the attention of the little ones.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

Even the moments of grace are eventually stained by the bodily functions humor and flurry of pratfalls that are always around the corner.

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Michael Gingold

The Weinsteins' latest animation is a faux pas de deux.

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Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter

Though the mix of poppy power anthems and Tchaikovsky isn't seamless and the familiar plot points are less than transporting, there's a beating heart to this tween story to match its exuberant dance sequences.

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Katie Walsh
Los Angeles Times

So many haphazard elements to "Leap!" that it never comes together.

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Gregory Wakeman

Leap is a little rough around the edges, but you won't mind at all because its positivity is downright contagious.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Bradley J
An awkward and choppily paced animated film, with soaring dancing sequences but tone deaf screenwriting and irritating characters. Voiceovers don't match… More
Philip Price
There is nothing particularly memorable about Leap! an animated film being released by The Weinstein Co. that was originally titled Ballerina when it premiered… More
EpicLadySponge the Adventurer
With a movie that has nothing to do with what the title suggests it should have been otherwise so, Leap! fails to set promises and doesn't even know what… More