Unaccompanied Minors (2006)

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Critic Consensus: Unaccompanied Minors, while featuring credible performances by its mostly young cast, is simply a rehash of other, funnier movies.


Movie Info

A handful of kids stranded without their parents is determined to make the most of a bad situation in this comedy. It's Christmas Eve, and Oliver Porter (Lewis Black), the passenger relations manager at a busy airport in the Midwest, is looking forward to spending Christmas in Hawaii with his wife after 15 years in a row working on the busy Yuletide holiday. However, fate conspires against him when a massive snowstorm sweeps in and all flights are canceled. Porter suddenly has to deal with a … More

Rating: PG (for mild rude humor and language)
Genre: Comedy, Kids & Family
Directed By:
Written By: Mya Stark, Jacob Meszaros
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 7, 2007
Box Office: $16.6M
Runtime:
Warner Bros. - Official Site

Cast


as Zach Van Bourke

as Spencer Davenport

as Timothy `Beef' Welli...

as Grace Conrad

as Katherine Davenport

as Donna Malone

as Valerie Davenport

as Sam Davenport

as Head Guard Hoffman

as Airport Attendant

as Airport Attendant

as Santa at Mall

as Himself

as Bully No. 2

as Owen Marks

as Baggage Handler

as Beef's Mom

as Beef's Pretty Girl

as Girlfriend No. 1

as Girlfriend No. 2

as Girlfriend No. 3

as Security Monitor

as Guard in the Hall No...

as Guard in the Hall No...

as Guard in the Hall No...

as Restaurant Hostess

as Alan Davies

as Melvin Goldfinch

as Carole Malone

as Handsome Santa

as Huge Guy at Hotel

as Hotel Desk Clerk

as Jetsetter No. 1

as Jetsetter No. 2

as Pretty Mall Girl

as Admiral's Club Host

as Bully No. 1

as Baggage Handler

as Bathroom Boy No. 1

as Ivy League Santa

as Bathroom Boy No. 2

as Desk Attendant

as Gas Station Attendan...

as Tree Salesman

as Perky Presenter

as UM Room Attendant

as Zach Van Bourke

as UM Room Attendant

as Flight Attendant

as Perky Presenter
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Critic Reviews for Unaccompanied Minors

All Critics (89) | Top Critics (31)

Irresponsible content notwithstanding, it's the low standard of filmmaking that really defies belief.

Full Review… | December 30, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Most Saturday morning cartoons are more realistic, and actually funnier.

Full Review… | December 11, 2006
Ebert & Roeper
Top Critic

Unaccompanied Minors is packed with talent in front of and behind the camera, which makes its bland mediocrity even more unforgivable.

Full Review… | December 8, 2006
AV Club
Top Critic

Not for the faint of heart, the movie is unsettling and startlingly true to life.

December 8, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Unaccompanied Minors may not be the worst holiday comedy ever made, but frankly I can't think of something from that genre that sinks lower than this frighteningly bad movie.

Full Review… | December 8, 2006
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

If you really must find something to distract your children from Christmas shopping and material yearning, this one gets top recommendation for happily occupying 90 minutes at the mall.

Full Review… | December 8, 2006
Toronto Star
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Unaccompanied Minors

½

Good for a kids film, but if your not into that sort of thing, then don't even bother to watch the opening credits!

KJ Proulx
KJ Proulx

Super Reviewer

½

"Six kids, snowbound in an airport without supervision. Someone please call security!A snowstorm has cancelled all flights at Hoover International, and all are stranded. That's bad news for most. But for children shuttling unaccompanied from one place to another, its a ticket for adventure!"Warning! Unless you want yourself and the kids to go to sleep, stay away from this!I know its a kids film... But I thought this was just flat out lame. I was expecting to watch clean fun chaos, but this had no originality, no interesting kiddie escapades, an insult to every rich girl there is, and please dont tell me parents these days let their kids have that "Jon Bon Jovi" hairstyle! --- If theres any consolation to watching this, you get to see Wilmer Valderrama (Fez, That 70's Show) on screen again, but he just plays a character that goes in and out of the movie, and even his lines were weak and recycled. Theres also a couple of dancing scenes where Tyler James Williams (kid from Everybody Hates Chris) shows off his funky side, but other than that.. There really isnt much to get from this flick.It really is just a kids version of The Breakfast Club IN The Terminal, except... those two movies were atleast good. Youre better off watching something else.Now if you would excuse me, I have to whap my head for getting this thing...Directed by: Paul FeigGenres: Comedy, Kids & Family

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Ginny  X

Super Reviewer

I love this funny Christmas family movie in the airport I ever watched since Home Alone series. I couldn't stop laughing at the scene of 4 kids and a flight attendent riding in a canoe on a snow hill from the airport to the hotel while the head of Passenger Relations and his security guards are also on after them. COOL!

deano
Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

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