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Nim's Island

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Jodie Foster, Abigail Breslin, ...
Philip Bray

Nim's Island

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
96 minutes
Wide Release Date:
04/04/08
performer:
Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler
director:
Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin
distributor:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
author:
Jennifer Flackett, Joseph Kwong, Mark Levin, Paula Mazur
genre:
ActionAdventure, Kids and Family

We gave it a B

An adventure-novel fan (Abigail Breslin) calls on her favorite author (Jodie Foster) for help when her island paradise is threatened by invaders. Equal parts Romancing the Stone and Home Alone, Island promises kidventure thrills and some unexpected slapstick from Foster, who plays a klutz who gets licked by the likes of a tree, a treadmill, and an affectionate seal (and that’s just in the trailer). (April 4)