Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Synopsis
A 9-year old girl, endures hardships growing up during the Great Depression.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
One of the 10 best American movies released so far this year, Kit Kittredge: An American Girl is the surprisingly satisfying first...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Just about perfect for its target audience, and more than that. It has a great look, engaging performances, real substance and even a few...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A smart, playful, informative pleasure.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Offers solid, kid-friendly storytelling.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Much as she did in "Little Miss Sunshine," Breslin imbues Kit with joy.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The period ambience, comforting yet urgent, is the best part of Kit Kittredge - that and Breslin, who never once gets actressy.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It's not only fresh and unassuming, but a film that serves, very nicely, the severely underserved audience of young girls.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
While the film starring Abigail Breslin as a resourceful 10-year-old is faithful to the Kit books, it's pokey where it should be perky.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
This sweetly enjoyable family film stars the endearing Abigail Breslin as Kit. And, refreshingly, it's actually about something -- the...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's certainly been a while since we've seen a movie this resolutely old-fashioned. But while the script feels a little stiff and...
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My Girls Loved It!

By saintandrew
My four daughters (yea - four!) ages 10, 9, 8, and 5 loved this movie. As a parent, I liked it too. It is a good story well portrayed with a message that is positive for young children. Definately...

LOOKS LIKE A AWESOME MOVIE!

By LV4HAWAII
LOOKS LIKE A AWESOME MOVIE!!! I CANT WAIT TO SEE IT...

aresome

By jeri23
my kid is in it she comes to the hotle and says omg i love it...

Cheap marketing idea

By hollywood_bound
Ok, so we know that Abigail Breslin is an academy award nominee. That was two years ago! If she's such a good actress, how come she's in crappy looking movies? I don't get it. That's the only way...

nicely done

By peggyslow
very enjoyable story line, not too complicated for the kids to follow, not cheesy or simplistic. well acted, Miss Breslin delivers as do the other children in the ensemble. a good glimpse of the...

sucks bunghole

By Aqua_Teen
i almost killed myself 20 mins through it blows...

Kit Kittredge: An American GirlFan

By movieswewanttosee
Great movie with theme and emotions prevalent today. Thoroughly enjoyed as this was the pick of one of my grandsons....

Fun to see a doll brought to life

By cylonlover
Sweet little movie. Thanks to Abigail Breslin it's much better than it ought to be. Ms Breslin brings spunk and energy to the roll of Kit a ten year old aspiring reporter. She creates a very...

Best Movie I've Seen In A Long Time

By pytljc
Kit Kittridge is a smart kids movie that I really enjoyed. The time period is amazing ,, the music ... and the plot was great. An old fashioned mystery and the good over comes evil....

Kit Kittredge

By cubskim
A 'period' movie with good history. Audience enjoyed the movie. Several giggles and laughs. Very nicely done for its target audience....

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Sweet and engaging adventure for all ages.
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