Terri
Terri (2011)

A hit at the Sundance 2011 Film Festival, Terri is a moving and often funny film about the relationship between Terri, an oversized teen misfit, and the garrulous but well-meaning vice principal (John C. Reilly) who takes an interest in… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 11, 2011
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86%
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60%



Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Alonso Duralde
TheWrap

Lest you think that you've already seen every possible variation on the outsider-nerd story, Terri keeps plenty of surprises up its pit-stained sleeves.

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

A sweet and subtle comedy about the awkwardness of adolescence.

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Blake Griffin
We Got This Covered

Terri is a very funny film with strong performances and equally strong direction.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Jacob Wysocki infuses his performance in the title role with precisely that same duality, turning Terri into an oversized portrait of adolescence -- so naive yet so wise, strangely believable and believably strange.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Terri may be strange, but it's a good, heartfelt strange that resonates long after the film ends.

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Dan Sullivan
Film Comment Magazine

Whereas Jacobs père has been most concerned for the past four decades with using cinema as an instrument for exploring the mechanics and boundaries of visual perception, Jacobs fils is less a mad scientist than a misfit bard.

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David Rooney
Hollywood Reporter

Its charms feel somewhat calculated, but this reflective tale of outsider solitude has enough humor and poignancy to win admirers.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

[An] emotionally acute indie comedy by Azazel Jacobs.

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Cory Everett
The Playlist

...An enjoyable coming-of-age film but a few of the darker sequences and the general feeling that you've seen this story before might keep it from being a larger success.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
Terri is a solid proof that you don't need a complicated plot or tons of CGI effects to come up with a movie worth remembering. It's so simple and… More
Sam Barnett
It starts off following the same old coming-of-age / mentor movie formula, but Terri eventually transcends those tropes, mostly because just about every moment… More
Anthony Lawrie
If you don't like the sound of a film being a 'Sundance hit' then look away now. If however you like a good American Indie then come right in.… More
Pedro Holanda
"We've all been there" Ridiculous This is an extremely long slow paced Indie film, who is beyond stupid. I was really looking forward for this… More
Melvin White
Mr. Fitzgerald: I screw up all the time. Because that's what people do. "We've all been there." Terri is a fresh little indie dramedy that… More
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Cast: Jacob Wysocki, John C. Reilly, Bridger Zadina, Creed Bratton, Olivia Crocicchia, Tim Heidecker, Justin Prentice, Mary Anne McGarry, Tara Karsian… More

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