Metacritic Movie Ratings
Mr. Popper's Penguins Reviews

3.0

53

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.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    If you can watch Popper's most trusted penguin finally get to fly and feel like you're soaring right up there with her, then you may just let this likable trifle whisk you back to childhood.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    The six penguins cast in this amiable family comedy steal the movie -- along with any fish they can find -- although the film's star, Jim Carrey, does manage to hold his own. Barely.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Predictable, but well-intentioned fun.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    My heart was warmed by gratuitous moments when Mr. Carrey clowns for clowning's sake - in the best of them, he makes a slo-mo entrance to a press conference, even though the camera is running at normal speed.

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