The Tooth Fairy
The Tooth Fairy (2010)

20th Century Fox presents this family comedy following a star hockey player's (Dwayne Johnson) temporary transformation into a full-fledged tooth fairy as penalty for discouraging a young fan. Director Michael Lembeck (The Santa Clause… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 4, 2010
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42%



Critic Score: 18% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Dwayne Johnson brings the full force of his charm (and his appropriately pale chompers) to the title role, but flat direction and a committee-written script render The Tooth Fairy unacceptably dull.

David Jenkins
Time Out

The one element that lifts this above utter tedium is the presence of Stephen Merchant as tooth-fairy administrator Tracy. That he manages to come away with his dignity intact is testament to his skill as a comedian.

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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail

Tooth Fairy makes the mistake of having too many anxious hockey players remain on the ice after their shift has ended.

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Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

This is an obvious labor of love for the filmmakers and their collective eye for capturing the beauty, grace and, often, humor of their many dances (with Dom and Fiona) with geometric precision....

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A.O. Scott
At the Movies

Is there anything else to say except skip it?

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Like most family films nowadays, the movie squanders a lot of energy righteously huffing and puffing its message: let kids dream.

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Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net

For what it is, Tooth Fairy is probably a success; it's not particularly smart or original but it doesn't care to be. That doesn't offer much hope to anyone else.

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Aaron Hillis
Time Out New York

CGI fairy dust, dippy tooth puns and a semi-amusing Billy Crystal cameo can't disguise the fact that this sugary distraction is as hollow as a cavity.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

As dental experiences go, Tooth Fairy doesn't hurt as much as you might think.

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Simon Miraudo
Quickflix

To call Tooth Fairy a bad film is like calling star Dwayne Johnson a big guy. Both statements are accurate, but neither actually conveys the degree to which they are true.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Good fun movie. My daughter laughed a lot and had a blast. the Rock has quietly put himself into a stereotype roll now. This a fun feel good movie made for the… More
Jason Owens
There's one reason I had much interest in seeing this to begin with: The Rock is in it, and I'd thoroughly enjoyed every movie I'd seen him in. I… More
Film Crazy
Im starting to think that if Dwayne Johnson wants to be taken seriously as a hollywood actor that he should probably stay away from these kid movies. Yes this… More
Jim Careter
There are bad movies and good movies, this is way worse than bad movies, this doesn't belong in a family household.
Nadira Irdiana
'Feeling good' kind of movie with some heart-breaking scenes that encourage us to not stop dreaming and believing. They are good! Dwayne Johnson is… More
Dead Angel
The idea of Rock wearing a tutu was just... weird (<b>not</b> funny). And seeing it? Don't ask. They tried too hard to make it funny. Sometimes… More