The Croods: A New Age

critic Reviews

, 76% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Another agreeable outing for the titular prehistoric clan, The Croods: A New Age may be the missing link for parents between more elevated family-friendly fare.
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    Keith WatsonSlant Magazine
    The screenplay manages to strike a relatively deft balance between its character moments and the comedy-adventure set pieces that are the film's real raison d'être.
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    Kristy PuchkoCrooked Marquee
    A film that feels familiar yet troublingly crude.
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    Jenny NulfAustin Chronicle
    The Croods: A New Age takes wacky, weird turns, and yet somehow still manages to be dull and lifeless.
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    Chris HewittMinneapolis Star Tribune
    It's a conventional animated movie but it's funny and sweet and it's not like every animated movie needs to reinvent the wheel.
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    Randy MyersSan Jose Mercury News
    The animation is top-notch and there are plentiful critters, including punch monkeys and literal land sharks (my favorite) - to delight the kiddies..
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    Barry HertzGlobe and Mail
    It mostly all comes together in the end, but you still cannot help but watch the film and wonder why the need for just so much of everything.
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    Jennifer HeatonAlternative Lens
    The lovable caveman family that is not The Flintstones returns in this breezy and imaginative animated adventure...
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    Jennie KermodeEye for Film
    It's not deep and it's not particularly sophisticated -- what did you expect from the stone age? As a light-hearted comedy adventure, however, it rocks.
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    Leigh PaatschHerald Sun (Australia)
    Always bright and colourful in the visual department, but often dim and drab in the story sector.
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    Robert RotenLaramie Movie Scope
    This movie has bright colors, flashy visuals, a lively story and equally effective humor and action elements. Don't look for any realism or historical accuracy here, just a lot of imagination and fun.
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