Playmobil: The Movie

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  • Much like the toys it advertises, Playmobil: The Movie seems sadly destined to be regarded as a superficially similar yet less desirable alternative to the competition.
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    Mark McPhersonFilm Inquiry
    Akin to a cheap toy knockoff of toxic materials, Playmobil wields whimsy that is generic, tiresome, and probably isn't safe for young children.
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    Sandra HallSydney Morning Herald
    There's a plot in there somewhere, but most of the time it's subsumed by a frenetic attempt to showcase the whole Playmobil range in an extended kinetic eruption of primal sound and primary colour.
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    Rachel Wagnerrachelsreviews.net
    It feels like they put 1000 ideas into a bucket and picked one out each week to create the script
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    Josh TerryDeseret News (Salt Lake City)
    There's very little in "Playmobil" to suggest the film isn't just a convenient tour of the playsets you can find at your local department store toy aisle.
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    Sandie Angulo ChenCommon Sense Media
    Bland and unoriginal but may still amuse young kids.
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    Ani BundelNBC News THINK
    Playmobil manages the live-action part, but without any clever twists.
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    Randall KingWinnipeg Free Press
    ...a naked attempt to cash in on the miscellaneous, successful Lego movies.
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    Jesse HassengerAV Club
    Playmobil: The Movie isn't as funny as some of the direct-to-video Lego-related movies, either, and that's very much the field it competes in, theatrical release or not.
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    Yolanda MachadoTheWrap
    Best watched running in the background of a playdate for pre-schoolers, buried under the noise of kids' own imaginations but offering the occasional distraction from a total toddler meltdown.
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    Roger MooreMovie Nation
    Too dull to sit through, too noisy to sleep through.
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