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Based on 27 Critics
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  • Matthews holds his own with his experienced co-stars, and his half- talking/half-singing explanation of his criminal past is the movie's best scene. show more

  • A sweet, family-friendly retelling of a touching and funny Newbery Award-winning children's book. show more

  • Thanks to director Wayne Wang ("The Joy Luck Club"), there are also artistic touches that keep this movie from sticking to the roof of the mouth the way peanut butter does to Opal's pet. show more

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