Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Director Robert Zemeckis seamlessly mixes live action with animation wizardry in this cinematic groundbreaker featuring Bob Hoskins as gruff gumshoe Eddie Valiant, who agrees to take the case of Roger Rabbit, a zany cartoon star framed for murder.
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Netflix Rating: 3.7
NYT Critics' Pick
Live action and animation. Standard gumshoe plot with some wonderful, hilarious surprises. Read the review
Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 98%
Critics' score: 98   Audience score: 75   Rotten Tomatoes page
Top Rotten Tomatoes Critics

The opening cartoon upstages the movie that emerges from it. full review

Richard Corliss, TIME Magazine

A Hollywood entertainment that lived up to its hype. full review

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader

The real stars are the animators, under British animation director Richard Williams, who pull off a technically amazing feat of having humans and Toons seem to be interacting with one another. full review

Variety Staff, Variety

Supremely entertaining -- especially for adults. full review

Geoff Andrew, Time Out

Roger looks terrific after 15 years.

Glenn Abel, Hollywood Reporter

Although this isn't the first time that cartoon characters have shared the screen with live actors, it's the first time they've done it on their own terms. full review

Janet Maslin, New York Times

A mix of live action and animation, the $45 million movie is as cunning as Wile E. Coyote and chipper as a flock of cartoon bluebirds. full review

Rita Kempley, Washington Post

Sheer, enchanted entertainment from the first frame to the last -- a joyous, giddy, goofy celebration of the kind of fun you can have with a movie camera. full review

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

Not only a technical tour de force, it crackles with entertainment. full review

Desson Thomson, Washington Post
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