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The Odd Life of Timothy Green Review

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3.5

Dave White Profile

Cabbage Patch Kid. Literally. Read full review

2.5

Grae Drake Profile

UnbeLEAFable Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    48

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    Mixed or average reviews
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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter John DeFore

    A fairy tale about parenting that stays kid-friendly without completely glossing over the darker themes of its premise.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Drama/comedy fables such as "Big" and "13 Going on 30" effectively transported viewers to their whimsical alternate reality. But Timothy Green feels more predictable than other-worldly.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    Hedges is a determined romantic and a bit of a saphead. He's also humane.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The movie should have been called Diary of a Wimpy Forrest Gump. It's genuinely soft-hearted (you're all but guaranteed to cry) but mush-brained, too.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton are appealing together as far from perfect parents, and CJ Adams has that ability of so many child actors to be pitch-perfect.

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