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  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    The movie has a sweetness and innocence that makes it near perfect entertainment for its target audience. show more

  • 63
    Staff [Not Credited] USA Today

    Despite corny one-liners and plot developments that don't always hold water, Aquamarine rises above the flotsam filling theaters this time of year with a likable tale of friendship and charming performances. show more

  • 38
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    It would seem that Allen and screenwriters John Quaintance and Jessica Bendinger couldn't decide between making a movie about the summer that 'tweens become teens or "Scenes From a Mal"l for the MTV set. show more

  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    It's not the best "Little Mermaid" movie - it's totally predictable and its trio of tweeners squeal at a pitch that could break glass. But it's also a bubbly confection about best friends, crushes on preening lifeguards, grrrl power and shades-of-blue fashion tips. show more

  • 70
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    A bright and breezy tween fantasy romantic comedy that coasts along on its charming performances and the light comedic touch of first-time feature director Elizabeth Allen. show more

  • 63
    New York Post

    It's high-spirited, innocent fun. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Unique because it's the rare movie that fiercely respects the altruistic loyalty that bonds girls to one another. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Won't win points for originality, but the screenplay includes some snappy dialogue, smart observations, and an uplifting message about the importance of friendship. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The movie is awfully sweet. The young actresses playing eighth-graders look their age, for once, and have an unstudied charm. show more

  • 50
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Like its title heroine, it's sparkly, pretty and flirty--but often all wet. show more

  • August 20, 2008 sandyekay1
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    Great movie.....Adorable!!! Seen it several times.....

  • August 20, 2008 Flowerman1dallas
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    Adorable movie.....a real family movie..loved the plot and the girls are so cute and "Raymond" is great!!

  • June 15, 2008 PASTAwitBUTTER
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    cute!

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