Terri The title boy (newcomer Jacob Wysocki) is a piquant variation on that reliable indie character, the teen misfit: Terri is a big, fat, suffering, lethargic… Terri The title boy (newcomer Jacob Wysocki) is a piquant variation on that reliable indie character, the teen misfit: Terri is a big, fat, suffering, lethargic… 2011-07-01 PT87M Comedy John C. Reilly Jacob Wysocki ATO Pictures
Movie Review

Terri (2011)

John C. Reilly | AFTER-SCHOOL PROJECT Bridger Zadina, Jacob Wysocki, and John C. Reilly in Terri
Image credit: Alexandra Weiss
AFTER-SCHOOL PROJECT Bridger Zadina, Jacob Wysocki, and John C. Reilly in Terri
EW's GRADE
B

Details Limited Release: Jul 01, 2011; Length: 87 Minutes; Genre: Comedy; With: John C. Reilly and Jacob Wysocki; Distributor: ATO Pictures

The title boy (newcomer Jacob Wysocki) is a piquant variation on that reliable indie character, the teen misfit: Terri is a big, fat, suffering, lethargic loner. John C. Reilly plays the high school assistant principal who adopts Terri (and other outcasts like him) as a kind of afterschool project. The movie (directed by Momma's Man's Azazel Jacobs) builds to riveting, contained drama involving Terri and two fellow pariahs. But the slow, shambling road to the emotional payoff is dubiously, arbitrarily quirk-filled. (That said, the obese antihero is sure to find ardent younger fans.) B

Originally posted Jun 29, 2011 Published in issue #1162-1163 Order article reprints
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Weekend of Oct 26 Box Office Source: Rentrak Corp.
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1.
Ouija
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$20.0 1 $20.0 C-
2.
John Wick
Lionsgate
$14.1 1 $14.1 A-
3.
Fury
Sony
$13.0 2 $46.0 C+
4.
Gone Girl
Fox
$11.1 4 $124.1 A
5. $9.8 2 $29.9 A-
6.
St. Vincent
Weinstein Co.
$8.1 3 $9.2 B
7. $7.0 3 $45.5 B
8.
The Best of Me
Relativity
$4.7 2 $17.7 D
9.
The Judge
Warner Bros.
$4.3 3 $34.4 B
10.
Dracula Untold
Universal
$4.3 3 $48.3 C
* in millions

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