The Last Mimzy Synopsis
Siblings discover amazing abilities along with a box of toys from the future.
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Miami Herald

By Peter Debruge
On paper, it may sound like high-level calculus, but on screen, The Last Mimzy is perfectly charming. Like "Cocoon" for the...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
An involving fantasy for beamish boys and girls - and their parents.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
An intelligent, imaginative children's adventure refreshingly free of rapping cartoon animals, fart jokes and mind-numbing special effects.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
An unexpectedly disarming, extremely well-cast little variation on "E.T."
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The newcomer kids are delightfully...kidlike. Cosmic bonus: "The Office's" Rainn Wilson plays a New Agey science teacher.
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San Francisco Chronicle

Though it becomes flimsy toward the end, it's a ripping yarn.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
For smart kids between the ages of 8 and 12, the movie hits the sweet spot with a satisfying cosmic bang. It's a cross between "A Wrinkle...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
A reasonably engaging movie filled with fun visual effects and an appealing tone reminiscent of a certain Spielberg movie about an...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
For many kids, the response to the original story remains delighted awe. The most appropriate response here is a thoroughly baffled "huh?"
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The film feels as if it's trying to force a sense of wonder and awe upon its youthful audience, rather than simply letting an intriguing...
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Super Kawaii(cute)

By Yudan
A beautiful story of two children that gain powers from a mysterious box that is supposedly from the future. Personally the story line is good keeps you on the edge and curious for more! Curiousity...


By Dalereyn
I really enjoyed this movie. It truly was a family movie. It allowed one to have hope in the future. That maybe some day we will have a peaceful world. It demonstated that one can make a difference...


By movie2review
I was hesistant to take my 4yr old to this movie as it wasn't a 'cartoon' but he absolutely thought it was "cool" and had lots of "woahs" to express throughout the film. On the adult response, an...

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By Irabil
The story was good. The length of the movie too log. Overall, the movie was slow and at times hard to follow....

Corporate logo placement at its finest!

By n00bin8r
I won't spoil the surprise, but that was my ONLY gripe with this charming movie. The kids are GREAT actors, especially the little girl, whose facial expressions and charm make the characters at once...


By good2go
Went with wife and kids. A great family movie. Recommend you go see....

A Great Movie

By butterfly woman
This is a great movie movie for the family to go and see because it proves that no matter what you sould always dream. There are many movies that you need to show some imagination with it and i would...

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By rentamovie
even my 14 year old enjoyed it! enought action to make worth while for an adult and a gentle, non threatening theme for children....

The Last Mimzy

By movie_mom_with_2
This was a great movie for adults and children alike. It was enchanting and exciting. My children who are 7 and 4, loved all the magic of the Mimzy! My 4 year old lost intrest a couple of times,...

Glad I didn't read the critic reviews - I loved this movie

By mommylovesbubbies
This is a movie that proves you don't need sexual content, crude rhetoric and/or blood to be entertaining. My children loved it. It was very entertaining. I look forward to buying the dvd....

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Rated PG | For for some thematic elements, mild peril and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ Quirky sci-fi adventure best for fantasy lovers.
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