Because of Winn-Dixie Reviews

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September 2, 2020
It's a simple film and a simple story.
December 26, 2016
Thoughtful, personal drama, complex and with much to say.
September 30, 2010
A girl and a dog educate a small southern town.
August 14, 2007
September 8, 2006
A sweet film, laced with magic realism, and it tackles some rather dark themes in a way that is perfectly appropriate for young children.
July 29, 2005
Because of Winn-Dixie does no harm, and it should appeal to younger children while charming more than a few adults.
May 3, 2005
A children's film that embraces storytelling modesty and a balanced view of the world as both depressing and joyous.
April 13, 2005
The untidy answers and selfless actions in Because of Winn-Dixie stand out from the family films populated with bratty kids and clueless adults.
March 23, 2005
March 6, 2005
not heavy on plot, but it is a series of charming adventures with common, heart warming themes about finding friendship and dealing with hardship
March 2, 2005
The movie offers a loving but strikingly tempered assessment of family and town life that one seldom finds in today's raucous family films.
February 27, 2005
It's all very sweet, the acting is excellent, especially Tyson and young Ms. Robb. The dog is very good too.
February 27, 2005
I left the theater with joy in my heart. And it's all because of Winn-Dixie.
February 27, 2005
One of the bright spots in last few weeks.
February 26, 2005
February 25, 2005
Because of Winn-Dixie's heart-tugging sadness makes its joy even sweeter.
February 24, 2005
[It's] a delightfully moving experience... It's more than a good kids' movie; it's a good movie for everyone.
February 23, 2005
Despite its charm the material is simply too thin for 106 minutes of screen time.
February 22, 2005
Plenty entertaining and chock full of valuable lessons about friendship and respect.
February 21, 2005
Some older viewers might be confused that director Wayne Wang offers no entry point for grownups. This is a kid's view of the world, free of irony and in-jokes.
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