THE COUNTRY BEARS I always loved the Country Bear Jamboree show at Disney World. Maybe it's just because I'm a sucker for old-school animatronics. Yet, after sitting through…
Video Review

THE COUNTRY BEARS

MPAA Rating: G
EW's GRADE
C

Details Movie Rated: G; Genres: Comedy, Kids and Family; With: Haley Joel Osment; Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures

I always loved the Country Bear Jamboree show at Disney World. Maybe it's just because I'm a sucker for old-school animatronics. Yet, after sitting through the big-screen adaptation, I now just feel like a sucker. The plot centers on the furry fellas' reuniting to save their old concert hall from an evil banker (Walken), but the story moves so slowly and the production numbers are so inane, you'll find it increasingly difficult to either grin or bear it.

Originally posted Jan 03, 2003 Published in issue #689 Jan 03, 2003 Order article reprints