Tiger Eyes
Tiger Eyes (2013)

Tiger Eyes marks the first major motion picture adaptation from the work of iconic author Judy Blume, whose books have sold more than 82 million copies in 41 countries. Davey is a 17 year-old girl abruptly relocated by her grieving mother… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: June 7, 2013
DVD Release Date: January 7, 2014
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Critic Score: 66% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

It's a pleasant-enough movie, but offers little that the book doesn't give its readers; far too quickly, it fades away.

Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post

Time has robbed Blume's subjects of shock value, but her perceptiveness hasn't dimmed. The movie's sincerity carries it along, and makes this story endearing despite its filmmaking clichés.

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...scants the rich emotional potential in favor of After School Special cliches

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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News

Remarkably, the story, adapted by Blume with her son, director Lawrence Blume, seems as fresh, painful and poignant as when she wrote it.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

This attenuated coming-of-age tale oozes heart and perhaps too much respect for its source material.

John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)

Tiger Eyes' characters are so obvious as to be underlined and color-coded.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

There are no surprises among the characters - depressed mom (Amy Jo Johnson), controlling aunt (Cynthia Stevenson), new boyfriend (Tatanka Means) - but the cast is strong enough to build on familiar elements.

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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune

A gentle, honest and shrewdly realized film ... It's worth seeking out.

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Kent Turner
School Library Journal

Guided by a gentle pace, this is a quiet film, in tone and in its acting.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
It always upsets me when a great film is released, only to be not promoted enough or have the budget to really place itself in many theatres. Sometimes, even… More
Dannielle Albert
A realistic and emotional coming of age story about love and loss and family.
Nicki Marie
One of the few Judy Blume books I didn't read growing up. I found an ex rental for $4, so it was a nostalgic purchase. Actually it wasn't thrilling.… More
Cameron Johnson
"It's the eye of the tiger, it's the thrill of the fight, rising up to the challenge of our rival, and the last known survivor stalks his prey in… More
Mario L McKellop
Lawrence Blume's "Tiger Eyes," opening in select theaters across the country tomorrow, is adapted from Judy Blume's bestselling young adult… More