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Eight Below Review

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4.0

Dave White Profile

… humor, tears, tension and drama. Read full review

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

  • 4.0
    64

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Remarkable, how in a film where we KNOW with an absolute certainty that all or most of the dogs must survive, Eight Below succeeds as an effective story. It works by focusing on the dogs.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Walker is adorable, but gives a one-note performance. Greenwood, a charismatic and unsung character actor, has the most noteworthy human performance as a somewhat arrogant academic whose decency keeps him from becoming a stock villain in a formulaic story.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    Disney may have written the book on live-action animal adventure stories, but it has been quite a while since there has been a chapter as terrific as Eight Below.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    There's something invigorating about this unpretentious dog tale. And if a penguin drops by to promote his own movie product, well, there's room on the frozen continent for all.

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