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Nim’s Island

Nim (Abigail Breslin) has two passions: her amazing life on a wild tropical island and reading Alex Rover adventure stories. So when her father (Gerard Butler) suddenly goes missing, the young girl turns to a place she is sure she'll find help -- the author of her favorite novels. But what she doesn't know is that her favorite writer is actually a citified woman (Jodie Foster) afraid to leave her apartment. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Theater Release: 03 Apr 2008
Video Release: 04 Aug 2008
MPAA Rating: PG
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Nim’s Island is rated PG: for mild adventure action and brief language.

Cast: Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin
Studio: 2008 Fox-Walden

Detailed Review

There's not enough hand sanitizer in the whole world to make Alex Rover (Jodie Foster) happy. (That's Alex Rover the author, not Alex Rover the rough and tumble adventure hero… 
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Why Is Nim’s Island Rated PG?

Living on a secret island, Nim and her father eat mealworms for dinner, are exposed… 
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Alex Rover experiences all kinds of adventures in her imagination. What motivates her to take… 
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