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Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Reviews

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August 21, 2017
Set in a well-scrubbed Depression-era Cincinnati, Kit Kittredge is surprisingly effective at addressing economic hardship in terms kids can understand.
August 17, 2017
Kit Kittredge makes a wonderful summer outing for grandmothers, moms and daughters -- and the boys they invite along.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
November 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 22, 2008
Emotionally affecting but dramatically wobbly, "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl" touchingly illustrates the sting of poverty without overly resorting to childish shenanigans.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 15, 2008
More depth than you would expect
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
July 11, 2008
When I have children, this is the kind of movie I hope they will like. It's intelligent, it's meaningful, and it doesn't condescend to kids. In fact, it actually encourages kids to think.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 10, 2008
The movie gets by largely on its guileless, upbeat charm, and on those same qualities as found in Abigail Breslin.
Full Review | Original Score: B
July 10, 2008
The movie respects its young audience, it has a keen appreciation for what it means to be a child in a troubled world, and it knows that there's plenty to be said for the optimism that comes with innocence.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
July 10, 2008
Kit Kittredge has many of the classic ingredients of a successful family tale, but it's most notable success is in the unusual themes it brings to the forefront.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 10, 2008
...sweet-tempered and endearing, mining several layers of nostalgia...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 10, 2008
If only all family films could be this good.
| Original Score: 3/4
July 9, 2008
The acting is very good from this talented cast and the story is well-constructed and compelling.
Full Review | Original Score: B
July 9, 2008
As surprising as finding vegetables in a bowl of vegetable soup, Kit Kittredge still comes as a little oasis of thoughtfulness in a summer largely devoted to property damage.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 7, 2008
With a plethora of violent and drug-related movies streaming into theaters faster than a Star Wars battleship, the heartfelt Kit Kittredge offers an enjoyable breath of fresh air.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 7, 2008
A cute dog, feisty kids, and a great big happy ending, everything an American Girl fan would want out of the movie. That's enough to please the parents, too.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 7, 2008
A very sweet family film, a cross between Annie and Nancy Drew
July 5, 2008
excellent performances, an intelligent script, rooted in the 30s, but timeless in its themes, make it an adventure and a delight, for all ages
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 4, 2008
There I sat, alone in the dark, trying to figure out why no one else was in the theater for "Kit Kittredge: An American Girl."
Full Review| Original Score: 3.5/4
July 4, 2008
'Kit Kittredge' presents a wonderful role model for pre-teen girls -- and a humanistic history lesson about the Great Depression for all viewers.
July 3, 2008
[I]t may seem like it's part of a commercial juggernaut, but it's also a well-made and well-acted family film.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
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