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The LEGO Movie Review

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4.0

Dave White Profile

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

  • 5.0
    82

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    Finally! A comedy that works.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    It’s a non-stop blast from beginning to end, jam-packed with a wacky irreverence, dazzling state-of-the-art CGI (courtesy of Animal Logic) and a pitch-perfect voice cast headed by Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks and Will Ferrell.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    The Lego Film has a specialness all its own. There's never been a hodgepodge quite like it.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    The all-Lego adventure is warm and witty, showing flashes of satire.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety Peter Debruge

    Phil Lord and Christopher Miller irreverently deconstruct the state of the modern blockbuster and deliver a smarter, more satisfying experience in its place, emerging with a fresh franchise for others to build upon.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Bill Zwecker

    The visuals are spectacular, the 3D technology is artfully used and the storyline is jam-packed with so many funny lines, it’s hard to catch all the jokes that are delivered in rapid-fire succession.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Village Voice Amy Nicholson

    Lord and Miller do great work within constraints, taking pre-made pieces and fashioning them into feats worthy of applause. It's no wonder they made a Lego movie — and it's no wonder it's so good.

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