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Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer

An imaginative third grader wants to have the best summer ever

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SUGAR HIGH One hopes that during her quest to have the best summer ever, Judy Moody doesn't end up in a diabetic coma.
Suzanne Tenner

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
91 minutes
Wide Release Date:
06/10/11
performer:
Jordana Beatty, Heather Graham
director:
John Schultz
distributor:
Relativity Media
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C-

Judy Moody (Australian newcomer Jordana Beatty) is an imaginative third grader on a quest to have the best summer ever by becoming the first of her friends to score 100 ”thrill points.” Jaleel White — best known as Urkel on the ’90s sitcom Family Matters — plays her wacky teacher. ”[Director] John Schultz told me to try to be part Richard Pryor and part Mister Rogers,” says White. ”I don’t know what the heck that is even now, and I already completed the role.” —Maggie Pehanick