Over the Moon (2020) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Over the Moon (2020)



Critic Consensus: Although many of Over the Moon's narrative ingredients will seem familiar, the film's absorbing animation offers colorful compensation.

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Fueled with determination and a passion for science, a bright young girl builds a rocket ship to the moon to prove the existence of a legendary Moon Goddess. There she ends up on an unexpected quest, and discovers a whimsical land of fantastical creatures.

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Cathy Ang
as Fei Fei
Phillipa Soo
as Chang'e
Margaret Cho
as Auntie Ling
Kimiko Glenn
as Auntie Mei
Sandra Oh
as Mrs. Zhong
Irene Tsu
as Grandma
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All Critics (100) | Top Critics (22)

Some reviewers have criticized the film for being too Disney-esque. I'm not sure why that's a bad thing--but I'll grant you that the movie feels comfortably familiar.

November 10, 2020 | Full Review…

The acclaimed animator behind such powerful figures as Ariel, Aladdin, Tarzan and Rapunzel has a new heroine and she's going further than any of his creations - the moon.

October 30, 2020 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Over the Moon's emotional journey is solid and well-expressed. Again, it draws on calculated iconography... But Fei Fei's emotional journey is a universal story about feeling pain and learning to move on.

October 26, 2020 | Full Review…

What started off like a mournful but fairly standard fairy-tale becomes, at least for a while, a candy-colored, throbbing extravaganza.

October 26, 2020 | Full Review…

Although the movie is visually impressive, the Chinese-American co-production suffers from a too-thin story, built upon a heavy-handed message soaked in that oldest of Disney tropes: a dead mom.

October 23, 2020 | Full Review…
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The best fables linger in the heart and mind. This one never makes it past the eyes.

October 23, 2020 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

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