Terri Synopsis
A large teen has trouble fitting in and finds support with his school's problem youths.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Movies about high school misfits are common; this is an uncommon one. Terri, so convincingly played by Jacob Wysocki, is smart, gentle and...
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88

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Calvin Wilson
Wysocki is perfectly cast as a teen who's at odds with both his environment and himself. It's a terrific performance. And as the empathetic...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
It is painful, it is funny, and it marks the remarkable debut of Wysocki.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
If you've sworn off movies about adolescent misfits, I don't blame you, but make an exception for Terri. This modest comedy-drama declines...
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75

Washington Post

By Ann Hornaday
Tender, observant coming-of-age comedy.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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If the lighter scenes sometimes lean toward sitcom cuteness, Jacobs has a sufficiently deft touch to get away with it. The territory often...
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63

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
The film's attempt at a sort of beautiful anguish works best in its middle section. It takes far too long to get going, and it doesn't have...
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Wysocki is a genuine talent, as is Jacobs, but the subject of Terri remains a pleasant blur.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The movie struggles to find its shape throughout. Jacobs favors observational moments rather than linear narrative, and that's fine, but...
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
If one performance could tilt a movie the direction it needs to go, John C. Reilly's expertly left-of-center turn in Terri is it.
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TERRI

By keepwarmnow
GREAT CAST. BEAUTIFUL STORY. HEARTWARMING. MUST SEE....

Definitely see this one!

By UpperWest
A sweet, funny, slightly weird (in a good way!) movie. The actors do a great job, especially Jacob Wysocki who plays Terri and the girl that plays Heather. The cinematography is gorgeous, too....

Dull, dull and duller

By njody
This was one of the dullest, least interesting movies in this genre that I have ever seen. It wasn't moving, funny, clever, profound or even interesting. it was filled with hard to believe scenes,...

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By aletaqueen
Like watching paint dry. Boring with a capital B....

Terri

By plbent
I don"t care becase I don't reconize anything under 1hour and 40 mins. as a real move, more like a sitcom TV show. Wouldn't go myself....

Real Dilmqoek

By Eddie_Blue
Reminds us that film can be a transformative experience. Genuine characters in a film thar aspired to plumb the depths of the heart rather. No cheap shots or stereotypes here. Watch it, its...

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Rated R | For Sexual Content, Language, All Involving Teens and Some Drug and Alcohol Use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Underdog teen drama has strong sexual content, drinking.
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