The Last Mimzy
The Last Mimzy (2007)

Two siblings discover a box of toys sent from the future and begin developing some remarkable talents--terrifying and wonderful. As their parents and teacher notice the kids' changed behavior, they all find themselves drawn into a… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 10, 2007
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53%
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Critic Score: 53% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Last Mimzy makes efforts to be a fun children's movie, but unsuccessfully juggles too many genres and subplots -- eventually settling as an unfocused, slightly dull affair.

Nathan Rabin
AV Club

New Line powerbroker/director Robert Shaye has made a children's film for stoners, a trippy, psychedelic fable that belongs in the DVD section of New Age bookstores alongside the strangely similar What The Fuck Do We Know?

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

The special effects are kinda cheesy, and it's a low-rent E.T.

Heather Huntington
ReelzChannel.com

Does an excellent job both making science fiction accessible for a younger audience.

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David Fear
Time Out New York

It's refreshing to be reminded that an intelligent, exciting family movie isn't always an oxymoron.

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Jonathan F. Richards
Film.com

The Last Mimzy is that phenomenon as welcome as the first robin of spring, a kids' movie that is more than bearable for adults.

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Joe Utichi
FilmFocus

Classic kids' fantasy in the spirit of Flight of the Navigator and ET.

Trevor Johnston
Time Out

Occasionally arresting ideas and a non-condescending attitude to its pre-teen protagonists give this more character than many effects-driven family fantasies, even if it's ultimately too wonky in construction to sweep us along convincingly.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Wholesome, eager entertainment that doesn't talk down.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

I like to refer to it as "Donnie Darko" sans the violence if aimed towards kids...

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Made me cry of course since i was watching it with my daughter and she cried.
Bentley Lyles
The Last Mimzy is a more family-oriented version of "Donnie Darko". They both have to do with the future and they both have characters that are… More
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vieras esine
I don't know. I just really liked the Alice in Wonderland references.
KJ Proulx
One of the best kids movies that I have seen in the last decade. It has a very imaginative child-like story, and it does go somewhere, and for the most part,… More

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