Rated PG · 91 minutes · 2014
If the Rocky & Bullwinkle vehicle back in 2000 didn’t light it up (Robert De Niro’s worst performance ever as Fearless Leader), then why are we talking about a movie version of one of its featured shorts? And why did it cost $145 million? Man, somebody’s going to get fired for that. Mr. Peabody & Sherman grinds out the requisite laughs for kids (all flatulence or scatology jokes) but otherwise lays a giant egg. The story of the smartest dog in the world, his adopted human son and their incredible Wayback Machine is dense and dull. Worse, it doesn't have the joy of the decades-old cartoons that inspired it. Feels very much like a case of Hollywood trying to cash in on a name, and feels even more like it failed.
Official Site: www.mrpeabodyandsherman.com
Director: Rob Minkoff
Producer: Alex Schwartz, Denise Cascino, Tiffany Ward, Eric Ellenbogen and Jason Clark
Cast: Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Ariel Winter, Stephen Colbert, Leslie Mann, Stanley Tucci, Allison Janney, Mel Brooks, Patrick Warburton, Stephen Tobolowsky, Lake Bell, Zach Callison, Dennis Haysbert, Lauri Fraser, Leila Birch, Tom McGrath and Guillaume Aretos


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North Coast Journal Greek Weak Peabody's history trumps 300 by John J. Bennett 03/13/2014
The Coast Halifax Mr. Peabody and Sherman A delight! by Tara Thorne 03/06/2014
North Coast Journal Non-Stop Takes Off New Testament beats the movie by John J. Bennett 03/06/2014
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Colorado Springs Independent Mr. Peabody & Sherman strikes a perfect balance between kid's flick and adult entertainment A movie that is wonderfully, sweetly geeky, full of charm and authentic humor. by MaryAnn Johanson 03/05/2014
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