Dumplin'

Dumplin'

Dumplin'

Patti Cake$'s Danielle McDonald signs up for a beauty pageant in protest in this coming-of-age comedy co-starring Jennifer Aniston as her mother, a former beauty queen. Soon other local kids follow in her footsteps, revolutionising their small Texas town.

2018110 minsUSA
Comedy

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Dumplin' / Reviews

Vulture

Vulture

On its surface, Dumplin' is a slight, charming comedy about beauty pageants and learning to be yourself, but watch closely enough and you might see some of the new moves it brings to an otherwise predictable routine.

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Variety

Variety

"Dumplin'" has been so carefully calculated, it's a wonder it plays as warmly and sincerely as it does.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Kristin Hahn's script gives Will sassy lines and too many tears, but the filmmakers never give this character a real, searching, complex inner life.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

It is boringly conventional, giving the sensation of having seen it all before, only this time with more glitter and higher hair.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

"Dumplin' " is muddled uplift, but with some encouraging new wrinkles.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Dumplin' clings timidly to its YA roots, which are firmly on the unsophisticated side of the spectrum.

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