The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie
The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (2008)

Garrrrr! Working at the Pieces of Ate Dinner Theater is less than exciting when you're a busboy. For three moping misfits--Elliot, Sedgewick and George (Larry the Cucumber, Mr. Lunt and Pa Grape)--all they dream of is the day when they… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: January 11, 2008
DVD Release Date: October 14, 2008
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Critic Score: 39% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This Veggietale should please the youngest crowds, but the silly script will tire the more discerning viewer.

Tasha Robinson
AV Club

It's full of mild goofiness and equally mild messages about believing in yourself. It's all good-natured enough. It just isn't actually good.

Lou Lumenick
New York Post

I've seen more exciting no-smoking announcements in theaters.

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Austin Kennedy
Sin Magazine

While the movie is harmless, it lacks a certain spark to be really entertaining. Lots of the jokes are flat and obvious, without being awful.

Claudia Puig
USA Today

The trio learns that heroes come in all sizes, hardly a revelation to audiences of any age.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Aside from the fun musical scenes, the script is pretty lackluster, and the animation could generously be described as old-fashioned.

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Kevin McCarthy
BDK Reviews

Not only did I want to go to sleep the entire time, but I wouldn't watch this movie again if you told me my life depended on it.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

This is no savvy Toy Story. It's a boilerplate plot like one you might find in any morning cartoon.

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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

A gentle adventure-comedy that sails a heroes' journey so straight and true that Joseph Campbell would smile.

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Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

Ahoy! There be decent family fare among the January junk seas!

Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Michael Edwards
good fun for childeren, but lets be honest, the only thing keeping people watching is the pirates and THE GIANT FREAKING ROBOT DRAGON
Mondo McDonald
good stuff... very funny... very well done, great story, lots of funny moments, good morals and character...
Bradley Wright
Its a great time for the kids, but thats about it.
William Goss
It's "Galaxy Quest," but with salad. More than a little surreal, and slightly snarky.