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Ernest & Célestine Review

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

  • 5.0
    86

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Village Voice Chuck Wilson

    Ernest & Celestine -- a contender for this year's best animated film Oscar -- is pure delight.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    This tale of forbidden friendship between a bear and a mouse is so winning that audiences will cherish it as the classic it's sure to become.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Jordan Mintzer

    A delightfully old-fashioned kid’s flick with a meaningful message.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Betsy Sharkey

    A magically understated mash-up, Ernest & Celestine has a comforting storybook effect and proves a refreshing departure in an age of high-tech, hyperkinetic animation set to soaring pop ballads, as entertaining as they can be.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety Leslie Felperin

    A charming animated feature.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    An enthralling tale of friendship that transcends biases, Ernest & Celestine offers a lovely lesson on acceptance and inclusion.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The New York Times Manohla Dargis

    Mostly, Ernest & Celestine is an ode to the happiness that comes from being with those different from us.

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