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Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 1.0
    19

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Overwhelming dislike
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 0

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    An abomination, impure and simple.

  • 25

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Someone (Myers?) came up with the bright idea of turning the Cat in the Hat into the worst Vegas nightclub spritzer of 1958. He's become a furry version of Rip Taylor: a walking, talking vaudeville idiot box.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Emerges as a lackluster and nearly charmless affair.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Long on visual dazzle but short on warmth, and the humor is excessively raunchy for a family film.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    It's another overwrought clunker like "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," all effects and stunts and CGI and prosthetics, with no room for lightness and joy.

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