Mr. Popper's Penguins

(2011)

Genres: Comedy

Review: Mr. Popper's Penguins

What our critics thought of Mr. Popper's Penguins

Christy Lemire
Feels like an old-school New York screwball comedy.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Not nearly as dismal as it could have been.

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What our critics are saying online

Mr. Popper's Penguins
"Mr. Popper's Penguins" is a stupefying dumb family movie proving that penguins have limited charisma as pets. I mean, what do they do? They sit on eggs, they waddle, they eat fish and they squawk. Sometimes they might snap at you. The movie stars Jim Carrey, who is in his pleasant mode. It would have helped if he were in his manic mode, although it's hard to get a rise out of a penguin. …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times - 06/15/2011