If you're skeptical of an all-star cast that includes Doogie Howser and Katy Perry, just let go. The Smurfs will take you on a fun but occasionally wobbly ride with the blue woodland creatures. When Clumsy’s clumsiness leads the gang – including Brainy (voiced by Fred Armisen), Grouchy (George Lopez), Smurfette (Perry), and new additions like Passive Aggressive Smurf – to New York City, they’re forced to navigate the largest, most dangerous “village” they’ve ever seen, with the evil wizard Gargamel (a wonderfully disgusting Hank Azaria) in hot pursuit. It's a perfectly sweet movie with plenty of surprises for grownups. Plus, it looks great, with a candy-colored blend of live action and CGI. It’s a whole smurf of a lot better than you might think.
Director: Raja Gosnell
Writer: Peyo, J. David Stem and David N. Weiss
Producer: Jordan Kerner
Cast: Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays and Sofia Vergara