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Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)

Mr. Popper's Penguins
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Jim Carrey Jim Carrey
Mr. Popper
Carla Gugino Carla Gugino
Angela Lansbury Angela Lansbury
Mrs. Van Gundy
Clark Gregg Clark Gregg
Nat Jones
Jeffrey Tambor Jeffrey Tambor
Mr. Gremmins

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Sean Anders Sean Anders
John Morris John Morris
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Very corny but fun enough for its target audience.

4 years, 5 months ago at Dec 27 4:41
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Loosely based upon the children’s book of the same name by Richard & Florence Atwater in 1938, it took approximately 73 years for the release of the feature film. However, despite the very long awaited release and as cute and as child-friendly as it seemed to begin with, there were immediate impressions that it would have its fair share of clichés and corny concepts that wouldn’t make it one ... read more

Fluffy and nimbly-paced, but extremely generic

4 years, 7 months ago at Oct 20 4:49
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"Pull yourself together... Your house is full of penguins!"

After his work in the audacious sleeper I Love You Phillip Morris, 2011's Mr. Popper's Penguins finds legendary funny man Jim Carrey back in pure paycheque territory. Instead of a worthwhile vehicle for Carrey's dramatic and/or comedic chops, Mr. Popper's Penguins has Carrey playing second fiddle to CGI penguins and working... read more


3 years, 4 months ago at Jan 1 5:08
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Obviously, this is a kid's movie. However, they didn't seem to care adults would have to watch. While some movies have unrealistic portions in an unrealistic world, this one had an unrealistic premise, but tried to exist in a realistic world. The reason his father thinks that a gift of 6 penguins is a good one is never made clear, and his actions in keeping the penguins is nonsensical.
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The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel.
Release date: 17 June 2011
Tags: Comedy (12), 2011 (9), Family (8), (4), Penguin (4), 2010s (4), Kids (3), Penguins (3), Animal (2), Father And Son (2), Book (2), FamilyRelation (1), Jim Carrey (1), Father And Daughter (1), NYC (1), Based On Book (1), 20th Century Fox (1), Arctic (1), Mark Waters (1), Drama (1)
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