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Stolen Summer Reviews

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April 29, 2009
Despite all the flaws, plot holes, and continuity screw-ups, this was an enjoyable and sweet movie with a cute story.
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 6, 2005
A nice film with some really great actors
| Original Score: 3/5
August 1, 2003
...an affable slice-of-life tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 8, 2002
Jones has delivered a solidly entertaining and moving family drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: A-
July 15, 2002
A sweet, engaging family story about the nature of faith and the power of youthful innocence.
Full Review | Original Score: B
May 19, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
May 16, 2002
The production has been made with an enormous amount of affection, so we believe these characters love each other.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 16, 2002
Even when his technique is amateurish, Jones' belief in the material is refreshing.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 10, 2002
The performances take the movie to a higher level.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 26, 2002
If you ignore the stilted adult performances, Stolen Summer is a persuasive portrayal of boyhood friendship.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 12, 2002
Stolen Summer is an accomplished and handsome production worthy of many big screen playdates.
April 6, 2002
Each character has depth and distinction; their interaction is a pleasure. And the story is one that has definite good-hearted purpose.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 22, 2002
A sweet story appropriate for the whole family, though it feels a bit like an after-school special.
March 22, 2002
Plays out with a dogged and eventually winning squareness that would make it the darling of many a kids-and-family-oriented cable channel.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 22, 2002
A delightful surprise because despite all the backstage drama, this is a movie that tells stories that work -- is charming, is moving, is funny and looks professional.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 22, 2002
Jones ... makes a great impression as the writer-director of this little $1.8 million charmer, which may not be cutting-edge indie filmmaking but has a huge heart.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
March 20, 2002
Pete's screenplay manages to find that real natural, even-flowing tone that few movies are able to accomplish.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 19, 2002
Stolen Summer isn't a home run, but it's a solid line drive up the middle.
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