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G| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Kit Kittredge (Abigail Breslin), a girl growing up in Depression-era Cincinnati, has a nose for news and a knack for picking up strays. When a crime spree hits the Ohio city, all evidence points to the local hobo community, particularly Kit's friend Will. She recruits her friends Ruthie and Stirling to sniff out the real thief, but the children uncover a plot that reaches far beyond Cincinnati.

Cast: Abigail Breslin , Joan Cusack , Jane Krakowski , Stanley Tucci , Chris O'Donnell , Julia Ormond , Glenne Headly , Max Thieriot

Director: Patricia Rozema

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Picturehouse

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)

Release Date: June 20th, 2008|1 hr. 40 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 30 )
  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Much as she did in "Little Miss Sunshine," Breslin imbues Kit with joy. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    This sweetly enjoyable family film stars the endearing Abigail Breslin as Kit. And, refreshingly, it's actually about something -- the Great Depression -- and tackles such serious issues as prejudice, poverty and homelessness. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    It's not only fresh and unassuming, but a film that serves, very nicely, the severely underserved audience of young girls. show more

  • April 24, 2013 vegaslots777
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    five star and six star for costumes of the 30s

  • July 19, 2008 falloutkidd27
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    wat a terrible movie!!!!!!! i could go on and on about how poor acting this movie had! just awful

  • July 19, 2008 A100586
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    I have to say that this was a really good movie in my opinion, and I loved every minute of it!! Abigail Breslin is a totally fantastic actress, and it was great for her to play Kit Kitteredge!!

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