Summerhood (2008)

This coming-of-age tale chronicles a summer in the life of 10-year-old "Fetus" whose first summer love sparks conflict between 4 friends.

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 29, 2008
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Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail

Despite its shortcomings, Summerhood is an earnest effort from a first-time director who clearly enjoys stoking and poking at his campfire memories.

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Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

The movie has none of the awkwardness or clunky moments you might expect from a low-budget first feature.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

On the plus side, he seems to have documented every single thing that happened to him. On the negative side, none of it was terribly exciting.

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Adam Nayman

Let the record show that it's better than Hot Tub Time Machine, though that's not much of a compliment.

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Michael A. Smith

A cross between "Meatballs" and "Stand by Me," "Age of Summerhood" makes great use of its outdoor locations to show kids as they are rarely portrayed on screen: as kids.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
I didn't think that much of it. Sure, it covers a summer of growing up by a band of pre-teens, but eh, who cares!
Todd Smith
Coming of Age films are amongst my favorite types of films, and I was really excited to sit down and watch the critically acclaimed Age of Summerhood. I really… More