Magic Beyond Words: The JK Rowling Story
Magic Beyond Words: The JK Rowling Story (2011)

Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story dramatizes the British author s (Poppy Montgomery, Without a Trace) struggle to bring the beloved wizard fantasy of Harry Potter to life as a single mother on welfare and become one of the world s… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 18, 2011
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Hinckley
New York Daily News

The drama of Rowling's life, while powerful to her, seems fairly mild by TV biopic standards.

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Amy Ratcliffe
IGN Movies

Lifetime translated a potentially heartwarming and positive tale into something rife with clichés.

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Linda Stasi
New York Post

If you've ever been a single mom and couldn't see the light at the end of the tunnel, this is the perfect movie for you.

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Ellen Gray
Philadelphia Daily News

Dull beyond the power of even a mammoth opening weekend for the final Harry Potter film to render interesting.

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Tracy Moore
Common Sense Media

Superficial, unauthorized drama about writer's rise to fame.

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Renie Scolaro Mora
PopMatters

This journey is a string of moments, all leading to Harry Potter.

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