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An imaginative elephant named Horton hears a faint cry for help coming from a tiny speck of dust floating through the air. Although Horton doesn't know it yet, that speck houses an entire city named Who-ville, inhabited by the microscopic Whos, led by the Mayor. Despite being ridiculed and threatened by his neighbors who think he has lost his mind, Horton is determined to save the particle...because "a person's a person no matter how small."
Berardinelli, Internet CriticFull Review Good While I would not place Horton Hears a Who! on the same level as some of the best animated films, it's acceptable family fare.
USA TodayFull Review Very Good Horton's definition of the term ASAP — "Act swiftly, awesome pachyderm" — suggests sage advice to moviegoers: Act swiftly and go see this awesome pachyderm strut his stuff.
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Based on a theater exit polling of 162 moviegoers:THESE ARE GREAT REVIEWS FROM VIRTUALLY EVERYONE! Just a very small percentage of the older males and females rated it somewhat low. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!