The Odd Life of Timothy Green Reviews

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November 27, 2019
Although the film's ending loses some of the oomph and magical charm that CJ and his storyline of Timothy brings throughout the film... The Odd Life of Timothy Green is still "oddly" wonderful and magically charming.
August 6, 2019
A wholly magical experience - a refreshingly old fashioned fable for the young and the young at heart.
December 22, 2018
The Odd Life of Timothy Green is a refreshingly old-fashioned flick.
August 7, 2018
While some aspects of the story are pretty predictable, [Peter Hedges] manages to work in a few surprises and, more importantly, conjure plenty of magic and emotion along the way to a satisfying conclusion.
June 30, 2016
From director and writer Peter Hedges comes a wonderful tale about the power of intention, being careful of what you wish for, self-acceptance, love, loss, and new beginnings.
May 25, 2015
Likely to please younger audiences who will find the simple, fairy story style arc comfortingly familiar and the central protagonist quirkily relatable.
April 4, 2013
It's not afraid to deal with darker issues - that childhood isn't forever - and Adams plays it just the right side of mawkish while Hedges makes sure it's anything but a smooth ride.
April 3, 2013
The bittersweet mood pervades until the final frames when Hedges contrives a satisfying resolution that should leave a few lumps in throats.
April 1, 2013
It has quirky charm and a tender heart, but the treacly sentiment may become wearisome.
October 15, 2012
If it's not quite as deep as it would like, Timothy Green does what it sets out to do better than most.
September 26, 2012
... rather solemn whimsy, but hard to dislike ...
September 5, 2012
"The Odd Life of Timothy Green" is not your garden-variety feel-good kids' film, but it's a quirky, tender and mature ode to parenting that is equally entertaining for adults and children.
August 29, 2012
Positive stories like this one are much needed in these hard economic times, just as they were needed in the Great Depression during the 1930s.
August 27, 2012
Refreshingly well written and acted for what it is.
August 25, 2012
[It] gets a tad bittersweet in its finale, but it's Disney schmaltz of the highest order. By the end, the movie grows on you.
August 24, 2012
If there were an Academy Award for the film that gave the greatest effort to simply like it, The Odd Life of Timothy Green would be unbeatable.
August 21, 2012
A story for childless adults made and marketed for the children those adults don't even have yet.
August 17, 2012
A touching fable, Odd Life benefits from an eager cast and a unique sensitivity, finding a comfortable, endearing position between a bizarre premise and its enthusiastic execution.
August 17, 2012
The Odd Life of Timothy Green is just average. Oddly, and ironically, being average is what gives the film its charm.
August 17, 2012
This is a slight fantasy that asks viewers to buy into an awful lot...
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