75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The overall tone of the film is sunny, with Ramona and Beezus resiliently turning life's lemons into lemonade.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is a featherweight G-rated comedy of no consequence, except undoubtedly to kids about Ramona's age.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
On the other hand, this proud graduate of the School of Cleary Classics wishes that, like the young heroine herself, Ramona and Beezus dared more often to color outside the lines.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Ramona and Beezus are undeniably cute, and the movie that bears their names tries to inject some timeliness, but what many of us will walk away from this movie thinking about are the hot father figures.
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60

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
Straining for a timeless, family-friendly tone, Allen winds up with something closer to an unironically -- i.e. absurdly -- wholesome rehash of "Leave it to Beaver."
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
While its cast delivers uniformly breezy performances, most everything else about Ramona's move to the multiplex feels unremarkable.
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50

NPR

By Ian Buckwalter
The film is too frenetically paced and clean to quite recreate the magic of their source material, but it does often face these issues in the same admirably head-on fashion.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It won't change anyone's world, but it'll keep kids happy - and cool - for a couple of hours.
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50

Boston Globe

By Janice Page
Ramona and Beezus the movie, should not be confused with "Beezus and Ramona'' the book.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
Another innocuous film about another unusual girl.
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56 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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