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Nim's Island

PG| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
Life is an adventure for a courageous youngster named Nim (Abigail Breslin), who lives on an exotic island with her marine-biologist father. and a menagerie of animal friends. When Nim's father goes missing, she turns to the only person she knows who can help her: adventurer Alex Rover (Gerard Butler). But what she doesn't know is that Alex Rover is really Alexandra (Jodie Foster), a timid recluse. Though faint of heart, Alexandra must find the courage within herself to come to Nim's aid.

Cast: Abigail Breslin , Jodie Foster , Gerard Butler , Michael Carman , Mark Brady , Anthony Simcoe , Christopher Baker , Peter Callan

Directors: Jennifer Flackett , Mark Levin

Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Nim's Island (2008)

Release Date: April 4th, 2008|1 hr. 34 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 26 )
  • Exhilarating and enchanting family picture. It's the best I've seen this year and highly recommended for girls and for boys, too. show more

  • Breslin, so memorable in "Little Miss Sunshine," suffers the most. Skilled and reactive with humans, she doesn't quite muster the same engagement with her finned and flippered costars here. show more

  • Foster seems to be having real fun, twitching and skittering around, that steel jaw of hers comically tense. But this family movie shouldn't be about a shut-in trying to get from A to B; it needs to be about an unconventional girl growing up and helping an equally unconventional grownup cut loose on a volcanic island. Sadly, Nim's Island is a missed opportunity. show more

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  • February 05, 2012 Dry Master
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    The acting was alright but the story was a little flat. When we went to the theater I was entertained but never was interested with the whole storyline. I did like the imagination and how Gerard Butler played two roles. It was a pleasing film.

  • August 27, 2008 cherie117
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    We showed this movie at our family movie night and everyone enjoyed it. I personally loved Jodi Foster and thought she did a marvelous job as the neurotic Alex Rover. I know I left the movie saying I wanted a flying lizzard! The animals were just wonderful. Great movie for all ages!

  • August 12, 2008 kcsnuggles40
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    MY family and i throughly enjoyed the movie. was nice to see a movie you didn't have worry about verbal or visual assult on my children. it had nice meesages my children could learn. rare these days. he did an undescrible acting performance.

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