Metacritic Movie Ratings
Ernest & Célestine Reviews

5.0

86

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Village VoiceChuck 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 JournalJoe 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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  • 90

    out of 100

    The New York TimesManohla Dargis

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

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

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

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  • 80

    out of 100

    VarietyLeslie Felperin

    A charming animated feature.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Los Angeles TimesBetsy 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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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterJordan Mintzer

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

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