Tuck Everlasting - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Tuck Everlasting Reviews

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January 3, 2018
Tuck Everlasting is a beautifully told fable with a kind of Halloween twist.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
December 29, 2010
Lovely version of the favorite middle-school book.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 29, 2009
A really good and thought provoking film on life and true romance.
July 10, 2003
Lambent, wholesome youth film, nothing short of magical, wherein a cosseted, cloistered lass escapes from her perennial confines of parental stuffiness .
Full Review | Original Score: A-
March 21, 2003
With much to be enchanted by while you're watching and some worthwhile questions to think about afterwards, Tuck Everlasting is rewarding old-fashioned entertainment.
March 5, 2003
Attractively filmed and pleasantly conceived, it ventures too far into sentimentality, and not far enough into its fascinating life versus immortality subject matter.
Read More | Original Score: 71/100
February 8, 2003
Despite its sad feel, and the fact that it drags almost to a standstill in the middle, it's quite beautiful visually and features fine performances by Bledel, Jackson, and the others.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 5, 2002
Harks back to a time when movies had more to do with imagination than market research.
Read More | Original Score: B+
October 25, 2002
That rare movie that works on any number of levels -- as a film of magic and whimsy for children, a heartfelt romance for teenagers and a compelling argument about death, both pro and con, for adults.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 25, 2002
Sure to make teenage girls giddy, their mom's cry and their father's smile.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 22, 2002
[The kind of] story that stays with kids, becomes more meaningful to them as grownups.
October 21, 2002
"Tuck Everlasting" is a rare thing: not only a family film but a film about a young woman.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 21, 2002
Don't be put off by people who may tell you this is a children's story. There are universal themes here that are not limited by age.
October 20, 2002
As refreshing as a drink from a woodland stream.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
October 17, 2002
Any movie that signals the menace of a potential lynching by zooming its camera through the loop of a gallows noose cannot claim subtlety, but director Jay Russell never lets the swirling emotions of Tuck become too drippy.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 15, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: B-
October 15, 2002
A poignant story with some worthwhile themes.
October 15, 2002
The movie overcomes its weaknesses with heart and style.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 14, 2002
A successful merger of the whimsical and the weird.
October 14, 2002
The film is very faithful to Natalie Babbitt's novel, which is surprisingly dark...it doesn't shy away from complicated issues.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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