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Max Keeble's Big Move Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 26, 2010
Slapstick humor and fun premise kids will love.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 1, 2003
...I did enjoy [Mr. Belding's] cameo, but that doesn't change the fact that watching the movie is akin to sitting inside a Chuck E. Cheese for an hour and a half.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
May 30, 2003
The moral of Max Keeble's Big Move is that it's awfully easy to say the right thing after getting away with the wrong thing.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
Heather Wadowski
Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Chances are that only kids will find the movie funny and entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Bruce Feld
Film Journal International
December 9, 2001
Bogged down with the current clichés of prepubescent comedy.
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Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/
October 29, 2001
Parents may shift uneasily in their seats while their wee ones cheer on the food fights, crotch-kicking and dirty jockstrap gags.
Michael Dequina
October 11, 2001
A Disney Channel sitcom pilot that no one over 13 would ever want to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
October 10, 2001
This movie is just for fun, and it fits the bill.
| Original Score: 4/5
Blake French
October 8, 2001
Pretty light-hearted and, at times, quite funny.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/5
Dustin Putman
October 6, 2001
Young kids may like it (others stay far away), but it is guaranteed that no audience member, young or old, will be able to relate to it.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Jane Horwitz
Washington Post
October 6, 2001
A welcome slice of pie in the face.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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Pam Sitt
Seattle Times
October 6, 2001
The movie is nothing if not predictable.
Jim Judy
Screen It!
October 6, 2001
Not much better than the easily forgettable straight to video and made for TV efforts it so apparently resembles.
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Jan Stuart
October 6, 2001
Exactly which children Disney hopes to captivate with Keeble's Big Movea little unclear.
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Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
October 6, 2001
Bland, occasionally funny Disney comedy about a wayward seventh-grader.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Cody Clark
Mr. Showbiz
October 6, 2001
If there's no way to avoid seeing Keeble's Big Move, take along a book, ideally a hefty one. With the proper arm speed and angle of release, you can probably nail the projectionist.
Dave White
October 6, 2001
Wittier and more visually clever than it has to be, but you can still guess the rest if you're over 10 years old.
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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle
October 6, 2001
Children may enjoy its food fights, barf gags, slimy gross-outs, kid-power fantasies and adults' comic discomfiture, but there's not much here for anyone over 12.
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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
October 6, 2001
It's as ugly and stupid as the kid is cute and resourceful.
Valerie Kuklenski
Los Angeles Daily News
October 6, 2001
Schoolyard bullying is a touchy issue these days, having been pinpointed as the root of many larger crises such as school shootings. Too bad Keeblesed the opportunity to teach kids something about it.
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