Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer Synopsis
A feisty third-grader finds new ways to have fun after her plans for an awesome summer go awry.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
A young Aussie actress who seems as all-American as a Magic 8 ball, successfully walks the tightrope from precocious to exuberant, never...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
Judy Moody has some enjoyable ingredients. The cast, for instance, rocks it, especially young Aussie actress Jordana Beatty as the title...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The film wants to put on screen the sense of random play and concentrated games that fill a child's world for a few summers. In this it...
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Mosteller might be the movie's real discovery. He twists his lisp and slurry speech around the dialogue in a way that exudes far less...
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50

Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
A mild-mannered kids' comedy that makes for a pleasant-enough time killer.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A film that little kids might find perfectly acceptable. Little, little, little kids. My best guess is, above fourth-grade level, you'd be...
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The lesson is that fun can't be planned, but the film is so airless (think iCarly as a videogame) that there isn't a truly playful moment in...
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38

Washington Post

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With summer comes theaters filled with superheroes, sequels and forgettable family fare. In the last category, we find Judy Moody.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Though the lead actress, newcomer Jordana Beatty, gives a spunky performance as third-grader Judy, her character's borderline bratty charm...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
It looks like an exploding art project - but fails to capture the books' childlike voice and charm.
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By shimmer101
Lol it sounds FUNTASTIC. :)...

Judy Moody an dthe Not Bummer Summer

By mcbair
This is a great family movie! The past few years some of these movies have been targeted toward children but have been laced with adult comedy and inuendos, this was definetly not the case. I went...

ok i guess

By jess crush
well we saw most all of the kids movies this year and while this is by far not the worst movie for kids out there it is also not the best so i say wait till it is a bummer of a day to rent this movie...

very good movie

By briancoe
loved judy moody.very funny.very scary....

just ok

By diet pepsi
ok well we have seen pretty mutch every kids movie this year and while this is by far not the worst movie out there for kids it is also not the best there is out there so i say walk dont run to see...

Ok

By swagger22
It was OK but ya no...

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

By ssmac
I saw this movie with my 13 year old. She really didn't like it too much. It was anticlimatic and I found myself looking at the time wondering how much longer it would last. There were a few cute...

By cnugg
Horrible...

JUDY MOODY

By MOM MAL BEBBIE
LOVED IT! WAS NOT TOO SILLY OR UNREALISTIC. I TOOK MY 4 & 6 YR OLD GRANDAUGHTERS AND THEY ARE BOTH STILL TALKING ABOUT IT. IT WAS GOOD, CLEAN FUN FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS. WOULD PROBABLY BE GREAT...

Kids loved it

By tonick6
I took kids ranging in age from 3 -10 and they all loved it. As an adult it was better than a lot of kids movies out there....

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Rated PG | For Some mild rude humor and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Popular book heroine gets a bummer adaptation.
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