Generally favorable reviews- based on 24 Ratings
Nov 15, 2013Nim's Island is an uninteresting fairy tale.
The movie starts off at an odd concept that doesn't seem very logical. The acting is somewhat over done do to a lack of good dialogue in the script. The ending result is an okay family movie that could have been far better with improved writing. It feels like a children's storybook in real life.… Full Review »
Apr 13, 2011It's mostly Home Alone on a tropical island with perhaps a touch of Mowgli. It's all rather Disneyesque but the talented Abigail Breslin and the charming setting keep it entertaining enough to watch. Jodie Foster's performance as an agoraphobic writer, however, takes the movie that extra mile. Well above the usual family fare.… Full Review »