Mr. Popper's Penguins
Chill out with the funniest family comedy of the year! Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who's clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six adorable penguins.
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Carrey's penguin antics are predictable but still funny.
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Fresh: A mildly amusing specimen of a genre that has produced some of the most unspeakable atrocities of recent cinema.
- A.O. Scott, New York Times, Thursday, June 16, 2011
Fresh: "Mr. Popper's Penguins," a mildly amusing flight of fancy for the family crowd, is far better for its penguins than its Popper.
- Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times, Thursday, June 16, 2011
Fresh: The director, Mark Waters, moves things briskly along and lets the charming absurdity of penguin behavior rise to its inherently good-natured heights.
- Bruce Diones, New Yorker, Monday, June 27, 2011
Just because is with Jim Carrey, doesn't mean that it's funny.
- fb100002359227440, Monday, July 23, 2012
Absolutely adorable. Funny. Charming. Jim Carrey at his best!!
- itsjustme2004, Monday, January 23, 2012
Cast: Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Madeline Carroll, Angela Lansbury, Ophelia Lovibond, Jeffrey Tambor, Philip Baker Hall, James Tupper, Clark Gregg, Dominic Chianese, Kelli Barrett Director: Mark Waters Summary: In this live-action adaptation of Richard and Florence Atwater's classic children's book, Jim Carrey takes on the titular role of Mr. Popper, a businessman who inherits a small flock of penguins and must transform his Manhattan apartment into an arctic habitat. My Thoughts: "I enjoyed the movie. I thought it was charming and funny. Jim Carrey is a favorite and it's hard not to find him entertaining in any film he does. Although I do think the penguins may have outshined his performance. They were adorable. It's a great film for the family and kids."
- LWOODS04, Friday, January 6, 2012