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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

PG| 1 hr. 21 min.

Plot Summary

Disney's "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" follows the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander (Ed Oxenbould) as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life-a day that begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by one calamity after another. But when Alexander tells his upbeat family about the misadventures of his disastrous day, he finds little sympathy and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him. He soon learns that he's not alone when his mom (Jennifer Garner), dad (Steve Carell), brother (Dylan Minnette) and sister (Kerris Dorsey) all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Anyone who says there is no such thing as a bad day just hasn't had one.

Cast: Steve Carell , Jennifer Garner , Ed Oxenbould , Dylan Minnette , Kerris Dorsey , Megan Mullally , Bella Thorne , Sidney Fullmer

Director: Miguel Arteta

Genres: Children, Comedy

Distributor: Walt Disney

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)

Release Date: October 10th, 2014|1 hr. 21 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 8 )
  • A sweet, if predictable, kids' comedy. But you have to overlook the conveniently inconsistent behavior of all the characters - except in Garner's case. She never establishes a character. show more

  • The homily-laden wrap-up, stressing the upside of bad days, is enough to make you hold your nose, but it only lasts a moment, which is suggestive of the way Arteta and the cast provide the energy and momentum to get the job done but not overstay their welcome. show more

  • For a comedy set around one epic catastrophe of a rotten day, this wisp of a farce feels strangely chaos-deficient. show more

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  • November 15, 2014 Hot Stuff
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    Not the best it is pretty bad its predictable!

  • November 10, 2014 lgjhere1
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    Walked out after 20 minutes. Cookie-cutter inane unless you are under 6 years old.

  • October 27, 2014 Steven W. Diffy
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    Thought it was a pretty decent movie. If it were not for the speed reading script at the beginning of the movie I would have rated it higher. I almost walked out. The daughter was on my nerves quick. But once her script called for her to be sick her speech got better and slower and she got better. But I really did not like her. She drug the movie down for my part. I know that may sound weird to some of you but one character done wrong can ruin a movie. So I give it 3.5 stars. But the movie counter attendant is so beautiful. I had to go to the other one because I feel like I may drool at times. But she is real sweet. You dont see that much these days.

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'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day' Trailer Offers Lots of Cuddly Chaos (VIDEO)

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Drew Taylor on May 8, 2014

Anyone who has ever read Judith Viorst's 1972 children's book "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" (illustrated by Ray Cruz) probably felt a pang of recognition and probably...

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