Metacritic Movie Ratings
Happily N'Ever After Reviews

2.0

28

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally unfavorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 50

    out of 100

    ReelViewsJames Berardinelli

    This movie is the worst kind of offender: it thinks its funny and clever, but it is neither. The filmmakers have mistaken banality for wit and silliness for humor, and that doesn't begin to address how visually clunky this motion picture is.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Wilmington

    Happily was begun as an old-fashioned 2-D "flat" cartoon and then switched by producer John Williams (of "Shrek") and director Paul J. Bolger to 3-D during production. The style finally is an uncomfortable amalgam of both.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Who would have thought an animated comedy satirizing the predictable nature of fairy tales could be so grim?

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    N'ever was an apostrophe so misplaced, n'ever was the prospect of good cheer so perversely defeated.

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  • 16

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    Stuffed with stock characters -- the vain prince, the critter sidekicks -- who adamantly stay stock.

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