The Care Bears Movie
The Care Bears Movie (1985)

In a film designed to bring smiles to the post-toddler set on up to perhaps their seven-year-old siblings, this animated story by Arna Selznick (only the third woman in cinematic history to direct a full-length animated feature) is about… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: December 31, 1985
DVD Release Date: August 6, 2002
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

Adults forced to accompany three-year-olds to the movie would have had a little moment of satisfaction when the time came to shovel the Care Bear toys out of the house into landfill sites.

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Pam Gelman
Common Sense Media

Not all rainbows and hugs -- some scares, too.

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Richard Grenier
New York Times

This endearing movie's mottoes are: never stop caring. And: the best way to make friends is to be a friend yourself.

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Scott Weinberg

For those who crave 80-some minutes of toy commercial.

TV Guide

The story unfolds simply, with respect for its young viewers and their view of the world. The animation is bright and colorful, with lively characters that will surely delight children.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
I saw this when I was a kid and I really liked it then, but I barely remember it now, maybe I'll watch it again someday.
Dannielle Albert
A lot of animation errors, but a cute movie overall. Imaginative!
Jason Owens
Care bears...stare! Always loved the cartoon, and this movie is a great reminder of it.
Sunil Jawahir
I remember this movie. It was a little scary but I loved it.
Steve K
Yes, I've seen it. Shut up.