Up (2009)

A feisty septuagenarian teams with a fearless wilderness ranger to do battle with a vicious band of beasts and villains in this computer-animated adventure scripted by Pixar veteran Bob Peterson and co-directed by Peterson and Monsters,… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 29, 2009
DVD Release Date: November 10, 2009
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Critic Score: 98% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: An exciting, funny, and poignant adventure, Up offers an impeccably crafted story told with wit and arranged with depth, as well as yet another visual Pixar treat.

Tom Charity

Funny and poignant and full of life, Up easily qualifies as one of the best movies of the year so far. Go with someone you care about.

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Ben Lyons
At the Movies

This is really special.

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Brian D. Johnson
Maclean's Magazine

With Up, Disney/Pixar continues to set the bar for animated features.

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David Denby
New Yorker

The movie is packed with lovely jokes, some of them funny in inexplicable ways.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

An exquisite work of cinematic art that also happens to be the funniest, most touching, most exciting and most entertaining movie released so far this year.

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Kristian M. Lin
Fort Worth Weekly

Up is funny, heartfelt, and never less than entertaining.

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Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies

The key to Pixar's success has always been the perfect blend of heart and humor -- and they've certainly done it again here.

Stephanie Zacharek

Its charms appear to have been applied with surgical precision; by the end, I felt expertly sutured, but not much else.

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Aaron Mesh
Willamette Week

Whatever brainstorming session came up with Up allowed Docter and co-director Bob Peterson to grapple not only with old age, but with the kind of maturity rarely broached by cartoons.

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Flixster Audience Score: 90% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
A fun and very well uplifting film lol.
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Christian C
Very well done animation, with a moving soundtrack and well-developed characters and story (for a cartoon). I really enjoyed it.
Alex roy
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Eugene Bernabe
One of the most heartfelt, inspirational and adventurous tales that Disney/Pixar has developed. Up is enticing from beginning to end sprouting any and every… More