Lilo & Stitch
Lilo & Stitch (2002)

A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive from the law.

Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 21, 2002
DVD Release Date: December 3, 2002
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Edgier than traditional Disney fare, Lilo and Stitch explores issues of family while providing a fun and charming story.

Ted Shen
Chicago Reader

Smart, poignant, and utterly beguiling.

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Paul Malcolm
L.A. Weekly

Disney's most winning animated couple since Bambi and Thumper.

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James Plath
Family Home Theater

Ohana means family, and family in this fun and feisty 2002 animated Disney feature means a little Hawaiian girl, her caretaker sister, the sister's boyfriend, and a mutated monster of an alien that little Lilo adopts, thinking he's a dog.

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

It's a bright, engaging bauble with half a dozen Elvis Presley songs for Mom and Dad, and just enough sass -- Stitch sticks his tongue into his nose and eats his snot -- to keep the tweeners giggling.

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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

An entertaining and (three cheers) modest bauble that eschews most of the blockbuster trappings that have been strangling animated features in the past few years.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Cute story, great characters, fabulous soundtrack.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Regrettably, towards the end the film veers off into a mess of weird aliens and Cartoon Network silliness.

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Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/

A refreshingly low-tech cartoon.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

It is the sweetest Disney movie of its generation; but the lengthy beginning and somewhat shorter climax drag it down at the worst possible points.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Eugene Bernabe
A riveting Disney original that's both sentimental and slightly grittier than others before it. Lilo & Stitch provides charm, laughter and a… More
Everett Johnson
Gave my nephews the choice of a 5 Disney cartoons they hadn't seen and they choice this, which worked out great for me. I love "Lilo and… More
KJ Proulx
This film has everything you could ever want out of a Disney film. With heart, a great story, and very memorable characters "Lilo and Stitch" is one… More
Bethany Murphy
A childhood favourite and a classic!
Matthew Samuel Mirliani
Without a doubt, Lilo & Stitch is the best animated film Disney has produced in over a decade--the only film by Disney made after 1999 that can hold a flame… More
Jim Careter
This was a great animated movie. The Elvis soundtrack really helps you get the feel were in Hawaii too. The characters are fun and interesting. The plot has… More