Flicka
Flicka (2006)

Sixteen-year-old Katy McLaughlin dreams of fulfilling her family legacy by working on her father's ranch in modern-day Wyoming. But Katy's father wants more for her, insisting that Katy go to college. Katy finds a wild mustang,… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 6, 2007
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Critic Score
54%
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User Score
82%



Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The rebellious protagonist will rally girls and children, but adults may find Flicka saddled with thin characters, over-the-top dialogue, and a plot that wanders into the countryside and never comes back.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

It's got lovely vistas, and earnest performances, and Allison Lohman... is very believable.

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Daphne Gordon
Toronto Star

Alison Lohman, the 27-year-old actress who plays Katy, makes the whole thing worth watching.

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Jane Boursaw
Common Sense Media

Classic book gallops to the big screen.

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Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly

It takes a pristine gift for mediocrity to ruin Mary O'Hara's muscular children's novel about a wild boy and his wild horse, but director Michael Mayer has brought off the massacre with aplomb.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

This Flicka may not be a classic, but it's a nice afternoon's entertainment, particularly for girls who ride wild horses in their dreams.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...an entirely needless piece of work.

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

Set against the gorgeous backdrop of a Wyoming mountain range, [Flicka] offers up fantasy footage for every strong-willed girl who ever straddled a saddle.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

The apparent lesson of the movie? Keep disobeying your parents and you'll eventually get your way.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Perhaps the children will enjoy this, but I was just choked by the corniness...

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
Awful action; worse script. Shallow characters no one could believe or care about. I just wanted to grab the reigns and ride Flicka full-trot to the glue… More
Dean McKenna
Quite great and heartwarming family movie with horses again. A teenage daughter (Alison Lohman) of the family's mountainside horse ranch has a good courage… More
Jim Careter
My mother dragged me to this one. It was pretty boring and too girlish for me. The plot was trying too hard to be good when its just a horse movie. The cast… More
Bradley Wright
My mother dragged me to this one. It was pretty boring and too girlish for me. The plot was trying too hard to be good when its just a horse movie. The cast… More
Leigh Ryan
Fantastic. Lohman really rocked in this role. It is weird seeing the story with a female lead but what the heck...
William Goss
"It's okay, Daddy. You can shoot us." Teehee.

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