Tiger Eyes Synopsis
From iconic author, Judy Blume, comes the story of a girl on a journey from heartbreak and confusion to life and love after tragedy. Set in the mountains and canyons of New Mexico, where Davey meets Wolf, a young Native American man with a secret.
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indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
Directed by Blume's son Lawrence, this gentle drama based on Blume's 1981 novel works surprisingly well considering the numerous trappings...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The result is an uncommon intimacy, the kind you find in a Judy Blume novel. Her grit and grace are all over this heartfelt adventure of a...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
A gentle, honest and shrewdly realized film such as Tiger Eyes, based on the 1981 Judy Blume novel, shouldn't have to fight for a...
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70

Variety

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For a certain type of contemplative teen girl, its sensitive handling of heavy material will surely prove affecting, though the picture...
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Village Voice

By Nick Schager
An engaging (if somewhat slender) portrait of the violence of adolescent maturation.
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63

New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
Time has robbed Blume’s subjects of shock value, but her perceptiveness hasn’t dimmed. The movie’s sincerity carries it along, and makes...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
There are no surprises among the characters — depressed mom (Amy Jo Johnson), controlling aunt (Cynthia Stevenson), new boyfriend (Tatanka...
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60

Los Angeles Times

By Sheri Linden
The movie, though uneven, benefits from a strong sense of place and an exceptionally well-cast lead.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Justin Lowe
Davey’s tortuous emotional distress, while generically relatable, seems more appropriate to a younger teen rather than a young woman who’s...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Jessica Shaw
Best to forget the movie version exists and keep your happy childhood memories intact.
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so so lovely!

By maryswhappymom
i am so lucky and got to see this film already. i highly, highly recommend it. beautiful acting, gorgeous scenery and who isn't completely in love with Judy Blume??? Willa Holland did a lovely job. I...

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Rated PG-13 | For A Violent Incident, Thematic Material and Some Teen Drinking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Tender, well-acted teen drama is true to classic Blume book.
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