Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Secret World of Arrietty Reviews

4.0

80

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.

  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    Disney TV star Bridgit Mendler brings an effective if limited friendliness to Arrietty; Will Arnett and Amy Poehler are relatively restrained as her parents; Carol Burnett runs through a career's worth of vocal flourishes and aural panic attacks as the housekeeper.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    The lyrical animation, with its meditative attention to nature, bears the unique stamp of Japan's Studio Ghibli, cofounded by the great ­"Spirited Away" animator Hayao Miyazaki.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    With its lush colors, imaginative view of ordinary objects and meticulously crafted miniature civilization, it transports viewers to an enchanting alternate storybook reality.

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