Mr. Popper's Penguins details
|Formats:||PG DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Ophelia Lovibond, Philip Baker Hall, Andrew Stewart-Jones, James Tupper, Clark Gregg, David Krumholt|
|Genre:||Comedy - Family|
|Studio:||20TH CENTURY FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
Mr. Popper's Penguins
|Run time:||1 hour 34 minutes|
|Rental release:||09 Jan 2012|
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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really great filmBy a customer , 03 Sep 2012Really great film!! - very funny from the start to finish - the penguins were so cute! one that you have to watch very good
Fantastic - very funny in partsBy a customer , 17 Aug 2012This was fantastic - Jim Carrey can be an overload but the stars of this were the penguins - animatronic they may have been in certain scenes but the real ones lent an absolutely brilliant slant to the film.
This was not forced humour like a lot of Carrey's films and the scene at the Guggenheim Museum had me laughing uncontrollably.
Very highly recommended and I bet you won't be disappointed!
Absolutely Fantastic!!!By a customer , 15 Aug 2012Fantastic family comedy with Jim Carey yet again at his best, he never fails to deliver and this film is no different. My 7 year old son and I watched this a few times before it went back as it was so enjoyable and funny....a family must!!!
Excellent family movieBy a customer , 13 Aug 2012This movie was loved by all the family a must see!! Jim Carey at his best, very funny with the cute factor!
Loved it!By Sap2009 (4 reviews) , 08 Aug 2012Loved it! Brilliant family film, lots of humour and soppy bits too - watched with my 5 year old daughter who enjoyed it also! :-)