Bedtime Stories Synopsis
A man (Adam Sandler) discovers that the tall tales he tells his niece and nephew come true.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Jonathan Curiel
A fun bit of escapism that's even tender in spots.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
"Stories" makes a better Christmas movie than those generic comedies manufactured this time of year. The hits-to-misses ratio for its gags...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Bedtime Stories does have a comic buoyancy, even as its plot trots on a predictable course. Perhaps the different accents and sensibilities...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is a harmless and pleasant Disney comedy and one of only three family movies playing over the holidays.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The fantasy segments, played up in trailers, get bogged down amid the ho-hum tale of a loser making good.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The appeal of Bedtime Stories belongs entirely to Sandler. As a comedian, he doesn't have to stoop to a kid's level. He's usually already...
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Sandler's shambling Yogi Bear-ness will be the big appeal to holiday-vacation audiences.
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The shortage of wit and the excess of goo can be summed up in Sandler's line to these children of divorce: "I'm like the stink on your feet...
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's a dispirited, galumphing mess.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
As a PG-rated film opening on Christmas Day under the Disney banner, Bedtime Stories would seem to promise fairly wholesome family...
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“BEDTIME STORIES” – A tendency to almost put you to SLEEP =

By jimchudnow
(Per an advance preview:) Some fantasy movies (such as “ENCHANTED”) are constructed to be strongly entertaining to both kids and adults; to me, “BEDTIME STORIES” is NOT one of those. ADAM SANDLER...

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By cherone57
Started out a little slow, but ended up being a really good movie. I am not a big Adam Sandler fan, but I enjoyed this one....

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By missmarci79
So, our whole family just went. My father, mother, my 10-year-old sister, my 40-year-old husband, my 30-year-old self and my very particular brother. AND I have to say, if you leave a theater...

Don't waste your money

By homeschool4jmj
This movie would have been entertaining if they hadn't given every single joke that was in the movie, in the ad. If your not under the age of 10, chances are you won't like it. The actors for the...

Woo hoo!

By downtownwes
This was an awesome movie. It was waayyyy better than expected. Great acting, crazy good effects, and funny parts kids and adults will like too. Plus it was a clean movie suitable for kids..Must go!...

Excellent Family Movie

By Island Trash
We continued our tradition of seeing a new family movie either on Christmas Eve or Day and chose this new release. Though not a fan of Adam Sandler, this movie truly transfixed the kids and was...

Adam Sandler Rocks

By The_Zohan
Adam Sandler is the best actor in every movie. [see it on Dec.25]...

ENTERTAINING, FUNNY AND REALLY ENJOYABLE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY.

By BARGER1942
WE WENT AS A FAMILY AND ALL 9 OF US ENJOYED THE MOVE AND WERE WELL PLEASED. GREAT ENTERTAINMEN AND GREAT MOVIE. I WILL DEFINITELY BUY IT WHEN IT COMES OUT....

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By iansmom24
great fun -- holes in the plot you could drive a semi truck through, but a great fantasy picture. Perfect for the family and suprisingly no strong language from Happy Gilmore productions! The idea...

Alot of Fun

By Beeraholic
Adam Sandler does a wonderful job in this movie he is funny, charming, and engaging. Keri Russell is gorgeous, sweet, and plays off of Adam nicely. My wife and I took our 9 and 6 year old sons to see...

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Rated PG | For some mild rude humor and mild language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 7+ Sandler tames his jokes for family-friendly fantasy flick.
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