The Pebble and the Penguin
The Pebble and the Penguin (1995)

This heartwarming animated tale follows the exploits of shy penguin Hubie. Hubie is hopelessly enamored with Marina but must compete with the macho, puffed-up Drake, who wants her to be his life mate. In order to win her, one of them must… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: April 12, 1995
DVD Release Date: September 19, 2000
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Nancy Davis Kho
Common Sense Media

Animated penguin tale heavy on romance, peril.

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Chris Hicks
Deseret News (Salt Lake City)

There are a few nice moments here, but most of the way The Pebble and the Penguin is rather limp, and will likely make small children restless long before it's over.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
Just like all movies with penguins, this movie is cute and somewhat funny, but not great. I liked it better when I was a kid, but it wasn't a favourite.
Matt Penney
A blatantly banal and mediocre story any five-year-old is capable of writing that's full of unintentionally creepy animation, stereotypical characters, and… More
Jason Owens
A shy and not so tough penguin named Hubie (Martin Short) falls in love with the good looking Marina (Annie Golden). Once he finds out that he might actually… More
Gavin Cresswell
Looking back at Bluth's previous entries from the 90s, I was beginning to think about what I think about this one. Well, just say that when I was a little… More
danny d
decent flick but a little strange
Curt C
Lovable, shy Hubie plans to marry the girl of his dreams by presenting her with the most beautiful pebble at the mating ceremony. Alas, Hubie is swept away by… More