Metacritic Movie Ratings
Bolt Reviews



out of 100

Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    Bolt breaks no great new stylistic ground -- and yet it's a sturdy beaut.

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  • 70

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    The Hollywood ReporterMichael Rechtshaffen

    There's a terrific tenderness in Travolta's performance, while Cyrus and company are similarly effective.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Bolt borrows amiably from a host of sources, including "The Incredible Journey," "Lilo and Stitch" and "Toy Story 2."

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Taken on its own terms, Bolt the movie certainly makes the cut.

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