Metacritic Movie Ratings
Horton Hears a Who Reviews

4.0

71

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    If I ran the circus, the gang that made the sturdy, witty, inventively animated Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! would get first dibs on any future movie productions of the Theodor Seuss Geisel canon.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    The look of the story is an undeniable treat, and the message it weaves is both funny and sweet. Horton Hears a Who! is razzle-dazzling and artful, and it builds on Seuss' words by the clever cart-full.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    A delight, brimming with colorful, elastic characters and bountiful wit.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Endearing, though sometimes belabored.

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