Ratatouille (2007)

In the hilarious new animated-adventure, Ratatouille, a rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: June 29, 2007
DVD Release Date: November 6, 2007
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Critic Score: 96% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Fast-paced and stunningly animated, Ratatouille adds another delightfully entertaining entry -- and a rather unlikely hero -- to the Pixar canon.

Bob Mondello

Kids are gonna gobble Ratatouille up; adults will relish its wit, and everyone will want to go out to eat after.

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David Denby
New Yorker

In Ratatouille, the level of moment-by-moment craftsmanship is a wonder.

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Dorothy Woodend
The Tyee (British Columbia)

I won't spoil the broth, but suffice to say Ratatouille is a bursting with bright flavors, some spice, and deep warmth that settles in your belly and satisfies body and soul.

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Roger Ebert

A lot of animated movies have inspired sequels, notably Shrek, but Brad Bird's Ratatouille is the first one that made me positively desire one.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

I think Brad Bird is working on another level than most animated writer/directors.

Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

There is so much to enjoy and celebrate here, Ratatouille deserves more than a review: it could (and probably will) inspire books about creativity and good taste.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

Ratatouille is a veritable feast for the eye and the ear. Don't miss it.

Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The original writer and director of Ratatouille, Jan Pinkava, was replaced in midproduction and, for all the exquisite detail, the movie is missing a dash of heart.

Deirdre Swain
NOW Toronto

Ratatouille was written and directed by Brad Bird, the guy behind The Incredibles, and while his new movie isn't as brainy as that one, it has lots of lovely touches to appeal to parents as well as kids.

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Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
This was a charming movie that was a great time for me and my daughter.
Eugene Bernabe
Pixar's latest installment is a recipe of success. Ratatouille is bold and classy with the flare of European culture. Patton Oswalt's adventurous… More
Bob Stinson
Didn't love it, but i do wish i had seee it in the theatre. some fun animation but i just didn't connect very strongly with Remy the Rat and the many… More
Matthew Samuel Mirliani
The stakes are not as high in this film as they are in other Pixar movies, so despite the likable characters, it is hard to get that invested in the plot.… More
Alex roy
Ratatouille is another brilliant Pixar outing that features a great story, wonderful animation, a varied cast of talented actors that brings the character to… More
Dan Schultz
Yet another home-run from the folks at Pixar concerning a rat (voice of Patton Oswalt) who has a passion and talent for cooking, and how he finds himself as the… More