Doogal (2006)

Legend tells of three magic diamonds that, if in the wrong hands, can be united to create a force powerful enough to freeze the sun. When the evil sorcerer Zeebad (Jon Stewart) escapes from his ancient prison, he vows to exact revenge by… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: February 24, 2006
DVD Release Date: May 16, 2006
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Overloaded with pop culture references, but lacking in compelling characters and plot, Doogal is too simpleminded even for the kiddies.

Jason Anderson
Globe and Mail

The slapdash dialogue and smug vocal talent detract from the visual appeal of the most energetic sequences (like a raucous train chase) and what's left of Danot's designs.

Scott Brown
Entertainment Weekly

Where is it written that 4-year-olds don't deserve a good story, decent characters, and a modicum of coherence?

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Young audiences should be spared its obnoxious droning presence.

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Christy Lemire
Associated Press

The laziest, most disheartening kind of animated children's film.

Nathan Rabin
AV Club

Hungering for more references to the 'Wassup' commercials, Dr. Phil, 'Bling Bling,' The Lord Of The Rings, MC Hammer, or The Matrix? Don't worry, Doogal contains nods to all of these.

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Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix

Too often those behind the slick 3-D animation spectacles aimed at children imbue them with too much adult humor.

Steve Davis
Austin Chronicle

A wretched experience from start to finish.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

It's a movie that scrounges so desperately for laughs, it features both a flatulent moose and a flatulent train.

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Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

A delight for very young children and any parent who'll get the Attorney General joke of "Geneva Convention? I don't care if it's a Star Trek convention!"

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Flixster Audience Score: 20% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Careter
I hated this movie, the animation was bad, the comedy was horrible, and I think kids will know better than to watch this crap.
Bradley Wright
I hated this movie, the animation was bad, the comedy was horrible, and I think kids will know better than to watch this crap.
Red Lats
So many animated movies these days. This is one of the lousier of such movies. I didn't think much of the animation, nor the story.
Juan Charqueno
a story like this can't be called fun, it can't be called good looking, and especiall can't be called cute, it's called old, brood, lame,… More
Stuart Brooks
Why do Americans have to re voice and re name movies? Dumbasses
Lee Kyle
my 5 year old loved however form a grown ups

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