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The stakes have never been higher for Yogi and Boo Boo. It’s more than Yogi’s latest pic-a-nic basket caper that’s giving Ranger Smith a headache: it’s the fate of the park itself. Corrupt Mayor Brown has been squandering the city’s cash and now plans to cover his financial indiscretions and bankroll his bid for the governor’s office by selling Jellystone to loggers for a nice fat check. This means foreclosing on Yogi and Boo Boo’s “Cave, Sweet Cave” and displacing all their animal friends, not to mention Ranger Smith, while depriving local families of the unspoiled beauty the park provides.
Action Animated Adventure - This is a live action/animated 3D comedy based on the classic Hanna-
Barbera cartoon character. This film is more pitched to very young
kids than adult fans of the character. The human cast takes a back
seat to the computer animated characters.
USA TodayFull Review Below Average In his Hanna-Barbera TV cartoon incarnation, Yogi convinced us he was smarter than the average bear. But all these years later, in his very own movie Yogi's smarts get lost amid the dullness of the screenplay.
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OPINION OVERVIEW The following is the original "What's Worth
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Based on a theater exit polling of 29 moviegoers:
CHILDREN:They loved "Yogi Bear," even though many have probably never heard of him.
TEENS:Only three reviews and they are very mixed.
TWENTYSOMETHINGS:The one female rated average.
ADULTS:It's obvious this is not a movie made for parents, but they didn't dislike it. In fact, half the males and better than half the females actually enjoyed "Yogi Bear" very much.
Yogi has always relied on his quick wit and fast feet to stay one step ahead of
campers while dodging his long-suffering nemesis, Ranger Smith. But he and Boo
are about to face a situation worse than anything Yogi has ever gotten them
Jellystone Park is being sold!
To cover his mismanagement of city funds and fuel his election campaign, Mayor
Brown plans to sell the park to loggers. Families will no longer be able to
natural beauty of the outdoors Jellystone has always provided—and, even worse,
Boo Boo, and all their friends will be tossed out of the only home they've ever
Faced with his biggest challenge ever, Yogi must prove he really is "smarter
average bear,” as he and Boo Boo join forces with Ranger Smith to find a way to
park from closing forever.