Smurfs: The Lost Village
Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017)

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 7, 2017
DVD Release Date: July 11, 2017
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Critic Score: 37% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Smurfs: The Lost Village may satisfy very young viewers and hardcore Smurfaholics, but its predictable story and bland animation continue the franchise's recent mediocre streak.

Joey Nolfi
Entertainment Weekly

It's a candy-coated sugar rush, though its mind-numbing repetitiveness (and haphazardly-written screenplay) will likely test even the most patient parent.

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Andrew Parker
Globe and Mail

There are plenty of ambitious set pieces boasting visual ingenuity, and the witty, perceptive script includes well-constructed subtext and lessons about breaking free from patriarchal norms and the benefits of learning about different cultures.

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Sr. Rose Pacatte
National Catholic Reporter

All I know is that I cannot complain this time about a Smurf movie being a vehicle for misogyny or a direct highway to the toy store. On the other hand, the whole franchise is product placement.

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Ariel Scotti
New York Daily News

They blue it.

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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

Asbury sticks to the basics, with obvious Saturday morning-style fare based on groaners and pratfalls about the earnest little creatures with self-defining names like Nosey, Grouchy and Jokey.

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Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

It's more suited to a rental than a big-screen viewing.

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Peter Sobczynski

The acknowledgment that it is aiming solely for the kiddie audience this time around at least makes it slightly more palatable than its predecessors.

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Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Young children will be entertained, but for the rest of the audience, pretty colors just aren't enough.

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Jim Alexander
The Young Folks

"This is a movie that kids will like more than their parents that grew up on the Smurfs. The nostalgia is there, just wrapped with a modern twist. It's still worth Smurfing your way to theaters to see all the Smurftasic fun."

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Brendan Nicholls
The animation is great but the film is a little boring with no real plot line. The problem with the Smurf films is the studio hires uninspired filmmakers for… More
Bradley J
Much more of a pleasant kid-friendly palate cleanser than a cinematic torture vehicle like the live-action/animated hybrid Smurf films, Smurfs: The Lost… More
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Hey guys, don't be mad over another Smurfs movie. This film brings back the wonderful joy of the adaption that calls this film's attention and… More