In animation shorthand, “Turbo” is “‘Cars” with snails. It’s light on the jokes, but cute, with animation so vivid it looks photo-real.
It’s another “impossible dream” tale, this time of a motorhead mollusk who has a need for “terrifying, blinding speed.” Theo (Ryan Reynolds) is an auto-racing obsessed garden snail who longs to escape his colony of tomato-munchers. The occasional terror by a Big Wheel-riding tyke nicknamed “Shell Crusher” and the odd assault by crows is the only excitement in this over-organized, limited world.
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Rated PG: some mild action and thematic elements.
Running time: 1 hour, 35 minutes
Now showing: Area theaters