Skippy

Skippy

100%

Opening

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Skippy Reviews

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A charming children's picture that doesn't neglect adults.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 30, 2012
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Norman Taurog won the Best Director Oscar for this charming tale, based on Crosby's comic strip featuring child star Jackie Cooper in one of his endearing performances.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B-

March 20, 2011
Gabe Leibowitz
Film and Felt

Skippy is very effective at showing the world through a child's eyes: issues like class divides, deep pockets and public perceptions are meaningless.

Full Review Source: Film and Felt | Original Score: 64/100

May 22, 2010
Variety Staff
Variety
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Cooper's playing could not be improved upon.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 26, 2009
Mordaunt Hall
New York Times
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This youthful player [Jackie Cooper] gives a truly remarkable portrayal in a film that is endowed with wholesome amusement and affecting tenderness.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

December 1, 2007
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Aside from Cooper's performance, the best thing about the film is its grasp on what it was like to be a kid.

Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies | Original Score: 3/5

November 26, 2007
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