Le petit Nicolas
Le petit Nicolas (2009)

This dark, slightly absurdist comedy from France topped the French box office in 2009, becoming a local phenomenon. It is narrated by Nicolas (Maxime Godart), an eight-year-old boy supremely happy with his loving, doting parents and a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 29, 2010
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cath Clarke
Time Out

He's charming and adorable to parents, yes - but you've got to wonder if kids will find this mummy's boy a bit wimpy.

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express

A breezy, undemanding adaptation of the bestselling novels that broke box-office records in France in 2009.

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Omer Ali
Little White Lies

Needs sharper dialogue and some more original scenarios.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

A likable, sentimental, occasionally saccharine celebration of middle-class France and its likable children in the late 1950s and early 60s ...

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Robbie Collin
Daily Telegraph

Meek French family entertainment, based on a series of children's books by René Goscinny, original writer of the Asterix strips.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

While eight-year-olds on up with love the scrapes and triumphs that the kids get themselves into, there is also a lot of pleasure to be had from an adult's perspective.

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Phelim O'Neill
Guardian

It presents a gently humorous, beautifully shot idyllic version of childhood, all blue skies, good manners and not a hair out of place. It's a nice place to visit for the duration.

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

A fun, sweet family film.

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Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Pedro Holanda
Highly recommend Nowadays kids movie follow the same pattern, some how involving a secret pop star, or "The Rock", I had to search all the way, and… More
Nicolas Korovessis
Fun to watch! A family film that does not insult the intelligence of adults. The kids are all brilliant and they play their parts perfectly.
Angela Alcorn
This was an adorable movie! So, some things were a teensy bit over the top, but the premise was very cute and led to some funny moments. In fact, the laugh out… More