Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Croods Reviews



out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times

    Familiar family dynamics are amusingly exaggerated in the Paleolithic setting, where the most basic necessities require everyone's full-time attention.

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  • 63

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    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    More than anything, the striking spectacle of primordial flora and one-of-a-kind fauna makes it easy for audiences to get pleasantly lost in the adventure.

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  • 58

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    Entertainment WeeklyKeith Staskiewicz

    A handful of adrenalizing sequences of animated anarchy can't save this story from feeling overly primitive.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterDavid Rooney

    Sanders and DeMicco’s script doesn’t have the robust plotting, consistent wit or flavorful character development of the best family animation. And some of the voice actors have too little to work with.

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