2.0

37

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally unfavorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    A film that little kids might find perfectly acceptable. Little, little, little kids. My best guess is, above fourth-grade level, you'd be pushing it.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    The film wants to put on screen the sense of random play and concentrated games that fill a child's world for a few summers. In this it succeeds, but the film does not welcome others who might still retain memories of those NOT bummer summers.

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  • 42

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    The lesson is that fun can't be planned, but the film is so airless (think iCarly as a videogame) that there isn't a truly playful moment in it.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Though the lead actress, newcomer Jordana Beatty, gives a spunky performance as third-grader Judy, her character's borderline bratty charm wears thin fast. Mostly it's undercut by the movie's irritatingly antic slapstick style.

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