Movies in which animals with computer-manipulated faces get involved in slapstick, groin-crushing, scatological mischief are grueling enough. But do I really need 'Furry Vengeance' to lecture me about valuing parental priorities over narrow-minded greed, considering the millions of dollars wasted here on perfecting a smirking raccoon? No, I do not. Grade: F.
Director Tom Vaughan ('What Happens in Vegas') grinds his way through a script that does nothing but occupy 105 minutes of your life and leave you feeling vaguely more uplifted afterwards. Turn on the Oxygen or Lifetime cable channels any weeknight evening and you can achieve the same result without leaving your couch. Grade: D-plus.
Based on Cornelia Funke's 2003 fantasy novel for kids, director Ian Softley ('The Wings of the Dove') makes a half-hearted adaptation that's further diminished by Brendon Fraser's signature Boy Scout performance as Mo Flochart. Grace: C-