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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 (10)
fan reviews ( 26 )
  • 100
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    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

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    An entertaining, diverting adventure saga that offers excitement and a relatable heroine for children, and also will remind their parents of favorite classics from their own youth. show more

  • 63
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    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

  • 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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