Plumm Summer
Plumm Summer (2008)

A highly unlikely crime helps bring together two brothers in this nostalgic comedy drama. Rocky Plumm (Owen Pearce) is a five-year-old boy growing up in a small Montana town in the mid-'60s. In Rocky's eyes, there's no star… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 5, 2009
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

This family film is willing to tackle important issues such as burgeoning sexuality, alcoholism and a troubled home life but does so in a bland and unconvincing story.

Lael Loewenstein
Variety

Feels like an homage to a bygone era of moviemaking.

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Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The shame here is, it's not a terrible movie. It's just pretty amateurish in terms of the direction and some of the performances.

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Peter Schilling
Minneapolis Star Tribune

This might be palatable if it weren't also fraught with leaden direction and horrible acting -- it's a painful thing when William Baldwin's the best actor you've got.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

While ninety percent of the film is good for the family, there is ten percent that I will caution parents on.

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Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune

The happy Hardy Boys action takes an uncomfortable back seat to low-rent melodrama.

Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly

First-time director Caroline Zelder brings warmth and restraint to this tale of Montana child detectives on the case of a beloved frog puppet that, to the devastation of its over-invested owner-operator (Henry Winkler), goes missing.

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Brian Orndorf
DVDTalk.com

Film crumbles when the oppressive frowns are released, turning an amiable diversion into a chore to finish, due in great part to the sheer weight of the distress. The movie never fully recovers from the sour detour.

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Wade Major
Boxoffice Magazine

The story mechanics don't always work-the film vacillates between feeling heartfelt and clumsy.

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