Mr Peabody & Sherman (2014) Movie Review

ABC Film Challenge – Animation – M – Mr Peabody & Sherman (2014)

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Director: Rob Minkoff

Writer: Craig Wright (Screenplay)

Starring: (Voice Talents) Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Stephen Colbert, Leslie Mann, Lauri Fraser, Guillaume Aretos

Plot: The time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created.


Tagline – He’s leaving his mark on history.

Runtime: 1 Hour 32 Minutes

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: Mr. Peabody & Sherman starts as we meet Mr Peabody, a genius dog that was created and achieved everything in life. His grandest achievement being adopting a young boy Sherman. The pair travel through time, where Mr Peabody will teach Sherman about history.

Sherman is facing his biggest challenge alone, school. Where he becomes the victim of the bully Penny, leading to his reputation needing Mr Peabody wanting to fix things. This will only make things worse as Penny goes through time with Sherman, with Mr Peabody needing to rescue them.

Thoughts on Mr Peabody & Sherman

Mr. Peabody & Sherman is a wild animated adventure movie. It will see the unlikely couple of the world’s smartest ever dog teaming up with a young boy to travel through time. Hoping of learn in a way unlike anything seen before. The pair must work together to rescue a classmate of Sherman’s. Which will bring the pair through their toughest father son relationship to date.

It will have the messages about needing to let your children make their own mistakes in life. Letting them learn and experience the world in a way that only they can, not holding them back from their potential. The journey through time will bring us to different locations where major conflict takes place, showing the lighter side of the darker moments in history. This is ultimately a very fun animation adventure that will have plenty of laughs along the way for every member of the family to get a kick out off.

Final Thoughts Mr. Peabody & Sherman is a truly enjoyable animation movie with plenty to enjoy throughout.

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