Little Boy (2015)

Little Boy (2015)

Little Boy (2015)

A seven-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home in this faith-based family drama, co-starring Emily Watson, Michael Rapaport and Kevin James.

2015Rating: M, Mature themes and violence102 minsMexico, USA
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Little Boy (2015) / Reviews

Variety

Variety

The problem here isn't theological; even if it were in service of a different message entirely, the sheer gracelessness of Monteverde's storytelling would be a massive turnoff.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

A movie that has the haranguing inspirational tone of a marathon Sunday-school lesson.

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The Dissolve

The Dissolve

The lessons are so pat that every moment in which Pepper makes a good moral choice feels like an act of self-congratulation.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Tolerance, World War II history and faith are served up with a sticky sentimental gloss.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The entire picture, though well-meaning and even thoughtful, is finally just a little too gooey.

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FilmInk

FilmInk

While its religious context may prove off putting for some viewers, it's a heart-warming tear jerker for the family, or those who just want to see a boy fight for his dad to come home.

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