Ramona and Beezus Reviews

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January 31, 2011
October 21, 2010
Nothing to frighten the horses, as they say, or interest or entertain them much, either.
July 26, 2010
It's something that you would not be unhappy seeing on television, [but] there's nothing that calls it for you to go see it on the big-screen.
July 23, 2010
Honesty about the difficulties, both large and small, of being part of a family is what Ramona and Beezus does best, even if the rough and dangerous edges have been filed down.
July 23, 2010
Allen's direction is bright and imaginative; particularly enjoyable are the movie's occasional flights of fancy.
July 23, 2010
Joey King will bounce back.
June 13, 2018
In stepping back and viewing it not as a super-faithful adaptation, but as entertainment aimed primarily at young girls, there is certainly something to be celebrated here...
February 18, 2012
August 15, 2011
Just try not to smile as you watch the imaginative misfit Ramona make classic childhood mistakes in this ebullient adaptation of Beverly Cleary's timeless series.
July 26, 2011
...an affable yet forgettable little comedy...
April 4, 2011
December 3, 2010
Very entertaining and even heartbreaking in some moments...
November 14, 2010
Captures the spirit of the Beverly Cleary books and offers a Ramona who's a believable combination of mischief and innocence.
October 24, 2010
Only a twisted, seriously sad individual could have a problem with this sunny tween comedy, which I hated.
October 22, 2010
This sitcom-bright film doesn't come close to the quality of the Beverly Cleary book series, but it's a sweet, frequently charming effort that doesn't betray its G rating.
October 22, 2010
Despite everyone's efforts, Ramona comes across as an insufferably spoilt and attention-seeking little horror.
October 21, 2010
Performances are perfectly pleasant, but more of Ramona's flights of fancy and less lingering on the adult romance would've added some oomph.
October 21, 2010
True, it's just a bit overlong for junior attention spans, but given that the boys get lots of movies with wizards and special effects, little girls will surely welcome a film that seems tailored just for them.
October 20, 2010
Fans of the Ramona Quimby books will be disappointed, but tween girls will love it.
October 20, 2010
The best live action children's film since Nanny McPhee 2.
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