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PG| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
Cindy (Jennifer Garner) and Jim Green (Joel Edgerton) live in the town of Stanleyville, home of the Stanleyville Pencil Factory. Though happily married, Cindy and Jim long for a child; unfortunately, they are unable to conceive. They bury a box in their backyard, containing all their wishes for what they hope a child of theirs might be. When a boy named Timothy (CJ Adams) magically appears at their door, the Greens learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life's greatest gifts.

Cast: Jennifer Garner , Joel Edgerton , Dianne Wiest , CJ Adams , Rosemarie DeWitt , Ron Livingston , M. Emmet Walsh , Odeya Rush

Director: Peter Hedges

Genres: Comedy drama, Fantasy

Distributor: Walt Disney

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)

Release Date: August 15th, 2012|1 hr. 44 min.

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fan reviews ( 43 )
  • The kid is a charmer, the message is heartfelt - love your kids while you can - and, OK, the ending might jerk a few tears, even from a crank like me. OK, it did. show more

  • Drama/comedy fables such as "Big" and "13 Going on 30" effectively transported viewers to their whimsical alternate reality. But Timothy Green feels more predictable than other-worldly. show more

  • Although little Timothy does arrive in unusual circumstances, his story will feel familiar to anyone who's encountered Hollywood's particular brand of calculated sentimentality. show more

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  • October 07, 2013 Ray
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    Great movie 10+

  • August 06, 2013 helwillia
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    i like it it is so good and i love it

  • February 16, 2013 mh00000000138435
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    Such a good movie. It\'s a great story and a feel good movie.

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'The Odd Life Of Timothy Green': Peter Hedges, Joel Edgerton On Movie Magic (VIDEO)

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on Aug 14th, 2012 11:08AM

'The Odd Life of Timothy Green' is more than just a movie about a boy who grows from the garden -- it's a film about love, family and finding beauty in everyday, mundane life. Starring Jennifer Garner...

'The Odd Life Of Timothy Green' Clip: 'You Come From The Garden'

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Jessie Heyman on Aug 3rd, 2012 12:38PM

"All the kids you're going to meet today, they come from their mom's tummies, where as you come from the garden," begins Jennifer Garner in a new clip for "The Odd Life of Timothy Green."Peter Hedges ...

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