Mr. Popper's Penguins details
|Formats:||PG DVD, Blu-ray, LOVEFiLM Instant|
|Starring:||Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Ophelia Lovibond, Philip Baker Hall, Andrew Stewart-Jones, James Tupper, Clark Gregg, David Krumholt|
|Studio:||20TH CENTURY FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||Best of LOVEFiLM Instant, Christmas Movies, Christmas Streamers, Holiday Treats, Holiday Viewing, Just Arrived, LOVEFiLM Picks, Our Instant Picks|
Mr. Popper's Penguins
|1hr 30 mins||PG|
LOVEFiLM Instant Information
|Run time:||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Rental release:||To be confirmed|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
After I Love You Phillip Morris, Jim Carrey plays it safe with this penguin family comedy.
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Popper's Penguins Provide PleasureBy RedDex (18 reviews) from Hampshire , 24 Jul 2011
[Highly rated reviewer]Mr Poppers Penguins is the sort of film we dont really see that much anymore - good, old-fashioned, wholesome family fun. Theres something in here for all ages, and someone to identify with for every member of the family. It is a family film though, this is not a film youre going to go and see with a group of friends, its the sort of film youre going to take your kids and your nieces and nephews to, and theyll like it. Theyll like it because of the cute penguins and the realistic CGI and youll like it not just because it keeps them quiet but also because its harmless fun.
A lot of the chuckles come from the penguins antics, and there are certainly plenty of aahhhhh moments, but there are also some witty moments too, clearly meant for the adults in attendance.
A lot of the story is clichéd - the high-flying executive who doesnt have time for his family, who eventually comes to realise the true value of life - isnt anything new, it just happens to be via a colony (crèche, huddle and parcel are also acceptable collective nouns) of penguins in this instance!
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POP Tastic!!!By Plocket (9 reviews) from Staffordshire , 12 Mar 2012We rented this as a family film and it certainly delivered. There was hilarity, tenderness and a great story. The penguins were superb and Carey as Mr Popper was excellent. This is a film we would buy to watch again and again.
clean family fun viewingBy ZippysJoystick (33 reviews) from Greenford , 12 Mar 2012A decent family film. The penguins are adorable and Jim Carrey isn't so much in your face as he normally is which adds to the enjoyment of the film.
Would love an apartment in New York like the one in the film, but would definately have to have the penguins (Not saying anymore, just watch it)
Good family funBy Rokcowboy (8 reviews) from Belfast , 10 Mar 2012A really nice family feel good film. Yes it is far fetched and a little hammy but hey what else would you expect from a film titled Mr Poppers Penguins?
I would recommend this film to anyone with younger children as they will love it.
Slow start but great middle and end.By a customer , 09 Mar 2012Watched this film with my daughters who are aged 8 and 3. The first 15 mins were a bit slow but after that we all really enjoyed it and would watch it again.
film to watch with your little 1sBy a customer , 08 Mar 2012me and my kids thought this film was brill ,it did make us laugh in some places ,not one of his best film tho but it was good .