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The Smurfs

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The Smurfs | SEEING BLUE Gutsy, Brainy and Grouchy Smurf in The Smurfs

The Smurfs

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
97 minutes
Wide Release Date:
07/29/11
performer:
Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria, Jayma Mays, Katy Perry, Jonathan Winters
distributor:
Columbia Pictures
genre:
Comedy, animation

We gave it a D+

The Smurfs may be blue, but their movie is decidedly green, recycling discarded bits from other celluloid Happy Meals like Alvin and the Chipmunks, Garfield, and Hop into something half animated, half live action, and all careful studio calculation. The blueprint — made bluer, but otherwise hardly altered — has the chipper creatures invading New York City and replacing every third word with smurf, as in ”This smurf gets old fast.” D+

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