• Tadpole (2002)


Release Date: 2002

DVD Release Date: January 21st, 2003

PG-13 |1 hr 18 min

Plot Summary

Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman (Aaron Stanford). He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. He would be a perfect catch -- except he's only fifteen years old.

Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Aaron Stanford, John Ritter, Bebe Neuwirth, Robert Iler, Adam LeFevre, Peter Appel, Kate Mara

Director: Gary Winick

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: IFC Productions, InDiGent Entertainment

Keywords: 2000s, Father, Cheeky, Best friend, Forbidden love, Witty, Growing up

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Claudia PuigUSA Today

    An irreverent and witty comedy in which the events aren't predictable but are well paced. show more

  • 88
    Michael SragowBaltimore Sun

    Has nearly perfect pitch. show more

  • 100
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    Short and sweet, small and smart, Tadpole is the oasis in the desert of dopey summer blockbusters - an uproarious, sophisticated coming-of-age comedy so flawlessly written, acted and directed it seems practically miraculous. show more

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