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Sacred Planet Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 3.0
    53

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Variety Robert Koehler

    Respecting Mother Earth should never be as dull as watching Sacred Planet, a repetitive, globe-hopping Imax project that dresses up well-known ecological truisms with pretty nature photography.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Sheri Linden

    In this well-intentioned celebration of nature and traditional ways of life, giant-screen images feel generic when they should inspire wonder.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    What the movie lacks is contrast. The sped-up ribbons of traffic in a city look as pretty as the interior of a redwood grove. As for the perils of logging, one brief shot of a clear-cut forest flashes by so quickly it is almost subliminal.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Thomas

    It's an ideal film to open on Earth Day, for in the least preachy way possible it celebrates the natural world to make viewers pause and consider the profound importance of preserving the planet.

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