Imagine That Synopsis
A troubled executive finds the answers to all his problems in his daughter's imaginary world.
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TV Guide

By no means a landmark, but it is a remarkably pleasant surprise -- so few movies aimed for the whole family show an understanding of why...
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Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
Superior family fare.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The result is a much more playable film than recent efforts, though Murphy will have to share the applause with young Yara Shahidi.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Mr. Murphy rises to every occasion, not only with the crisp wit that has long been his hallmark, but with restraint and tenderness that...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
While Imagine That falls short of its feel-good aim, its feel-nice vibe is a good Father's Day diversion for Dads and their spawn.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
For the first time since "The Nutty Professor," Eddie Murphy successfully mixes his adult and kid-film personas -- imagine that.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
There's something sweet about the way that Murphy throws himself into this piffle. Thomas Haden Church does too.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Eddie Murphy in another mediocre family comedy? Imagine that.
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San Francisco Chronicle

The plot turns distasteful and shrill before its tidy resolution at the close.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Though Imagine That's message is benign, its adult focus is off-base, and every move feels too familiar, formulaic and telegraphed.
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IMAGINE THAT - surprisingly CHARMING and SWEET! Rating: 80 out of 100. (Per advance press preview)

June 11 - I just previewed this cute and funny movie at a advance press screening. And it charmed me off my feet! I enjoyed the metaphor-laden plot - and the family-friendly humor. And the audience...


By sensationaljewelry
For those of us adults who still have the 'CHILD' in us with a sense of 'ADVENTURE AND FANTASY" this is a FUN and HEART warming cute story! For children - its great as well! I think its a...

Worth the trip

By kk1970
Althought "Imagine That" won't be winning any Oscars, I found it more entertaining than most children's movies. The acting was excellent. The story line is a good reminder to parents about putting...

Imagine That

By opi
This was the best movie I've seen in a while. Wish there were more like it. No language, sex or nudity. You don't have to have the language,etc. for a good movie. Would pay to see this movie...

Family friendly fun

By RandytheMovieFan
Sweet, silly and squeaky clean, this is a good choice for the kids and grandkids. Adults will find some enjoyable moments and only check their watches a coupe of times....

What a relief!!!

After seeing UP (which is anything but) Imagine That was uplifting, funny and pleasingly predictable! This movie is was a great reminder to all of us overworked preoccupied parents to take the time...

Could of been alot better

By moviemom326
I took my 9 year old daughter to see this movie today. She liked it alot more than I did. The first hour dragged on and on. The story at first didn't make any sense at all. It was Eddie Murphy's...


By sarahroth
this is excellent its a must view...

If you aren't 10 years old, I'll pray for you.

By speedythecat
I suffered through this movie, and I do mean suffered. It was almost like I was being punished for entering the theater. I feel for families with young children as there seems to be less and less...

Horrible use of bad words

By mollypuppy101
I can see why it is PG. There two uses of the word hell and two uses of crap. They used the word hell like what the____. The manager uses the word crap in you call this good? I call it useless___....

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Rated PG | For some mild language and brief questionable behavior
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Sugary sweet father-daughter comedy is fine for families.
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