Metacritic Movie Ratings
Epic Reviews

3.0

52

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    Epic isn't quite destined for the “Again, again!” re-watchability of some of the Pixar classics, but for a satisfying explosion of color on a lazy summer day, it does the trick.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterMichael Rechtshaffen

    While it might not amount to epic animated filmmaking in terms of scope and invention, Epic, a 3D, CG adventure-fantasy from Blue Sky Studios, nevertheless makes for pleasantly engaging viewing.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    The film's clever use of emerald-colored hummingbirds as transportation is a highlight.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRichard Roeper

    While never losing its visual dazzle-factor, Epic keeps returning to overly familiar themes and characters.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    The animated result isn't bad. It's an adequate baby sitter. But where's the allure in telling the truth? Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios present "Adequate"?

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