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Nim's Island A pleasant if far-fetched children's book adaptation, Nim's Island lets Foster flex her comedy muscles for the first time since, what,...Nim's IslandAction/Adventure, Kids and FamilyPT96MPG A pleasant if far-fetched children's book adaptation, Nim's Island lets Foster flex her comedy muscles for the first time since, what,...2008-08-01Gerard Butler20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Jodie Foster, Abigail Breslin, ...

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Nim's Island

Genre: Action/Adventure, Kids and Family; Starring: Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler; Director: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin; Author: Jennifer Flackett, Joseph Kwong, Mark Levin, Paula Mazur; Release Date Wide: 04/04/2008; Runtime (in minutes): 96; MPAA Rating: PG; Distributor: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation

A pleasant if far-fetched children’s book adaptation, Nim’s Island lets Foster flex her comedy muscles for the first time since, what, Maverick? Freaky Friday? If you get bored by all the cross-cutting between Breslin on her island, agoraphobic author Foster coming to her rescue, and Gerard Butler at sea, flip the audio to the adorable commentary track with the two female stars — it’s like a pajama party hosted by the Academy. B-