The Amazing Maurice

critic Reviews

, 76% Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • You may not necessarily need to rush out and see it right meow, but The Amazing Maurice is a solid book adaptation that makes for fun family viewing.
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    Brian TallericoRogerEbert.com
    It could be because of deviations from the source, the film's bland visual style that’s just unambitious enough to be annoying, or the unengaging story, but “The Amazing Maurice” is, well, less-than-amazing.
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    Calum MarshNew York Times
    What should be a cute story about a mischievous orange tabby cat instead becomes an ironic, even vaguely smug movie in the vein of something like “Deadpool.”
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    Richard WhittakerAustin Chronicle
    An entertaining way to convince kids to pick up the book.
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    Guy LodgeVariety
    It’s genuinely eccentric enough — with its sly talking cat, intrepid band of gold-hearted rats and chronic aversion to keeping the fourth wall intact — to come off as charming rather than smarmy.
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    William BibbianiTheWrap
    It’s a film that’s extraordinarily clever and proud of itself, even though it rarely manages to make that cleverness fun for the rest of us.
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    David StrattonThe Australian
    The overwritten script is laden with insider jokes for older viewers, but the film seems to fall between two stools – the animation isn’t ­especially distinguished and the screenplay is both derivative and overstated.
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    Rachel Wagnerrachelsreviews.net
    If your kids enjoy animated films about animals they will have a good time.
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    Christopher LloydThe Film Yap
    The animation is a bit cut-rate but there's plenty of imagination here, zippy action for kids and some terrific voice work, particularly from David Thewlis as the genuinely creepy Rat King.
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    Rob ThomasCapital Times (Madison, WI)
    There are also some scary scenes that might not play well with younger audiences. But older kids who think they’ve outgrown their Little Golden Books should have a good time, if not an “amazing” one.
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    Nadir SamaraScreen Rant
    Many current animations look the same & The Amazing Maurice is no different. But what it lacks in technical imagination it makes up for elsewhere.


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