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Nim's Island (2008)

Nim's Island
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Abigail Breslin Abigail Breslin
Nim Rusoe
Jodie Foster Jodie Foster
Alexandra Rover
Gerard Butler Gerard Butler
Jack Rusoe / Alex Rover
Michael Carman Michael Carman
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Mark Brady Mark Brady
Purser
Anthony Simcoe Anthony Simcoe
First Mate
Maddison Joyce Maddison Joyce
Edmund


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Joseph Kwong Joseph Kwong
(screenplay)
Paula Mazur Paula Mazur
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5 years, 10 months ago at Aug 17 3:25
2 votes
As a family movie, this isn't bad. It's fairly decent if you intend to watch it with children. However, it is a bit rough to sit through if you have no children around to keep it playing. Overall, it's just all right. Nothing special, totally forgettable, and really best left untouched - unless a child you know wants to see it. Even then, there are other, better movies out there to choose bef... read more

Too Syrupy!

8 years, 2 months ago at Apr 6 11:59
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This is a children's movie, adults without children can skip this one. The movie is too frenetic and doesn't know what it wants to be. A mix of a child Indiana Jones, a touch magic, a touch of Dr. Dolittle, some fantasy and pathetic romance. Unfortunately, they just don't mix well. Good cast, can't imagine how bad it would have been without them. I don't need a lot of conflict in a movie, but ... read more

An interesting island

9 years, 2 months ago at Apr 19 8:37
1 vote
There are couple of high powered actors in this film, but Abigail Breslin is the one that stole the show. Her smile was infectious in Sunshine and it radiates in this film again. She had a positive presence that was contagious and fun to watch.

The one flaw I found in this film was Jodie Foster. She is one of my all time favorite actors but fell short of my expectations in this f... read more
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Anything can happen on Nim’s Island, a magical place ruled by a young girl’s imagination. It is an existence that mirrors that of her favorite literary character, Alex Rover- the world’s greatest adventurer. But Alexandra, the author of the Rover books, leads a reclusive life in the big city. When Nim’s father goes missing from their island, a twist of fate brings her together with Alexandra. Now, they must draw courage from their fictional hero, Alex Rover, and find strength in one another to conquer Nim’s Island.
Release date: 4 April 2008
Tags: Adventure (9), Fantasy (8), Family (7), Writer (4), Imagination (4), Sailboat (3), Storytelling (3), Survival (3), Action (3), 2008 (3), Agoraphobia (3), Satellite Telephone (3), Island (3), (2), Bonfire (2), Campfire (2), Australia (2), Wild Animal (2), Surrealism (2), Product Placement (2)
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" TITLE OF WRITTEN WORK: Nim's Island PUBLISHED FORMAT: novel AUTHOR/CREATOR: Wendy Orr ORIGINAL PUBLICATION YEAR: 2001 HAVE I READ: No NOTES: N/A "


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" Directors: Jennifer Flackett and Mark Levin Based on the novel by Wendy Orr Starring: Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin and Michael Carman Anything can happen on Nim’s Island, a magical place ruled by a young girl’s imagination. It is an existence that mirrors that of her favorite literary character - Alex Rover - the world’s greatest adventurer. But Alexandra, the author of the Rover books, leads a reclusive life in the big city. When Nim’s father goes missing from thei"


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