Abominable

critic Reviews

81% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score81%
  • Working with admittedly familiar ingredients, Abominable offers audiences a beautifully animated and overall engaging adventure that the whole family can enjoy.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Ed PottonTimes (UK)
    Yet the Miyazaki-style magic and gentle subversion of Jill Culton's film stops it from feeling like an extended tourist promo. The 12ft dandelions are a delight.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Peter BradshawGuardian
    Here's a defanged, declawed yeti in an animation whose every beat, character and narrative component feels as if it has been algorithmically tested for commercial safety by a computer programme.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Adam GrahamDetroit News
    [A] movie that has rich potential that it too often squanders in favor of routine cartoon antics.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Kristen Page-KirbyWashington Post
    No, "Abominable" doesn't reinvent the wheel - but it does deliver a lovely ride.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Brian LowryCNN.com
    The simplicity of the premise puts more pressure on the animation, which is crisp and occasionally beautiful, but not especially imaginative in its design.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal
    This Chinese-American co-production is so distinctive pictorially, and so manifestly good-hearted, that it's easy to forgive if not quite forget the ragged quality of its storyline.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Charlotte Harrisoncultbox
    It's truly beautiful to look at, even if the premise is rather light.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Julian Lytleidobi.com
    Abominable is my sleeper animated feature of the year that everyone should see. You'll come out feeling greatly entertained and happy.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Damian LevyJamaica Gleaner
    It's akin to taking a roller-coaster ride where it feels like your stomach is jumping up into your throat
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Robert RotenLaramie Movie Scope
    This is a film all about inclusiveness, kindness, empathy and healing, which are all things sorely lacking in today's world, it seems. Maybe that is why I found this film so emotionally appealing.
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