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Inspiring story about brave sled dogs.
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Rotten: Eight Below is the Brian's Song of dog movies: schmaltzy, feel-goody, inspired-by-a-true-story-y. It's formulaic and frequently over the top, 30 minutes too long and altogether too slow.
- Allison Benedikt, Chicago Tribune, Friday, February 17, 2006
Rotten: Basically, what we have here is a stranded-animal movie in which the stranded animals are forced to split screen time with a mopey human character and his annoying, redundant friends.
- Amy Biancolli, Houston Chronicle, Friday, February 17, 2006
Fresh: The film milks every opportunity to yank the heartstrings, but despite the calculation in its soul, Eight Below still manages to be a moving story about -- what else? -- the power of love.
- Connie Ogle, Miami Herald, Friday, February 17, 2006
i saw the end of this with my stepmom (which was basically a rip-off of the amazing homeward bound) and i decided " yea i dont think ill die in suspense wondering why these dogs were in trouble in the first place
- ColinCostigan8590, Tuesday, June 9, 2009