Maya the Bee MovieHD
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About the Movie
Freshly hatched bee Maya is a little whirlwind and simply won't follow the rules of the hive. One of these rules, of course, is not to trust other bugs, especially the hornets that live beyond the meadow. But sweet Maya can't help but make friends with all kinds of other bugs, including a violin-playing grasshopper, a dung beetle and even a young hornet named Sting. When the Royal Jelly is stolen, the hornets are the prime suspects and Maya is thought to be their accomplice. Now, it's up to Maya and all of her new friends to prove her innocence and find the missing Royal Jelly! "In the same vein as FINDING NEMO and ANTZ...this is a story about adventure, self-discovery, tolerance and friendship." (WeekendNotes.com)
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 16
- Fresh: 7
- Rotten: 9
- Average Rating: 5.6/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: The film's messages about friendship, acceptance and being yourself are clear enough for the young, and grown-ups can read the story as a warning about conformity and about going to war on false pretenses.
Rotten: This sweet, play-it-safe adaptation of TV's honeybee heroine is as innocuous and uninspired as preschool animation gets.
Rotten: "Maya the Bee" embodies the kind of self-consciously uplifting treacle some adults insist kids want. They package "Maya" like honey, but it tastes like medicine.
Fresh: I really loved it. I loved Maya.
It’s a nice little movie for nice little kids.
I think Americans have gotten used to fast-paced and loud animated movies that try to wink slyly at adults while entertaining the kids. Not necessarily a bad thing. This movie, though, is not at all of that ilk. It is an earnest and innocuous movie that aims its sensibility squarely at children under age 7, and if you’re looking for jokes that integrate adult cultural references — fuhgeddabouttit. My 6-year-old loved it. That’s good enough for me. And in some ways I found it a welcome respite after the amphetamine-style entertainment of the Lego Movie and other Hollywood fare. (“Maya the Bee” is originally from Germany.)
hehe I remember the cartoon from back in the day :)
My kids love it
I’m not really sure why but my 2 and my 4 year old love this movie.