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Summary In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in balance with the universe until a fierce storm changes her reality. Desperate t...

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 45 Critic Reviews
must-see
86
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 331 User Ratings
7.5
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Summary In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in balance with the universe until a fierce storm changes her reality. Desperate t...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 45 Critic Reviews
86
84% Positive
38 Reviews
16% Mixed
7 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 45 Critic Reviews
86
84% Positive
38 Reviews
16% Mixed
7 Reviews
0% Negative
0 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 331 User Ratings
7.5
74% Positive
244 Ratings
17% Mixed
55 Ratings
10% Negative
32 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 331 User Ratings
7.5
74% Positive
244 Ratings
17% Mixed
55 Ratings
10% Negative
32 Ratings

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Production Company Cinereach, Department of Motion Pictures, Court 13 Pictures, Journeyman Pictures
Release Date Jun 27, 2012
Duration 1 h 33 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline Discover the most MAGICAL film of the year
Academy Awards, USA
4 Nominations
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
• 2 Wins & 9 Nominations
Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)
• 3 Wins & 8 Nominations