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Astro Boy Review Critics


Dave White Profile

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Jen Yamato Profile

“Astro”-nomically scary for kids. Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0

    out of 100

    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Though some scenes may be too intense for children, the action is slick, with robot clashes and airborne chases leaving the strongest impression.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    Derivative bits aside, the pint-sized Japanese icon takes flight in vibrant CG animation -- no 3D glasses required.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The movie contains less of its interesting story and more action and battle scenes than I would have preferred.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    A marvelously designed piece of cartoon kinetics.

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