Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Odd Life of Timothy Green Reviews

3.0

48

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger 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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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen 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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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia 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 TribuneMichael Phillips

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

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterJohn DeFore

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

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