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Alexis Bledel, William Hurt, Sissy Spacek, Scott Bairstow, Ben Kingsley ... see more see more... , Amy Irving , Victor Garber , Elisabeth Shue , Jonathan Jackson

A 10-year-old girl discovers that her neighbors, the Tucks, have a spring that grants eternal life.

Flixster Users

71% liked it

80,160 ratings

Critics

61% liked it

117 critics

DVD Release Date: November 15, 2005

Stats: 3,861 reviews

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Flixster Reviews (3,861)


  • September 29, 2011
    I always love this movie, its such a great tale and wonderful actors. A Disney classic.
  • April 29, 2011
    When Alexis is dancing for Jesse it looks like he's masturbating. I'm serious, watch it again.
  • December 8, 2010
    Good version of the classic tale, well cast.
  • May 17, 2008
    'loosely' based on the children's book...I've come to adore.



    So, it's different...granted. But still really interesting. Philosophical...even.
  • May 21, 2007
    Visually stunning and very good message. Loyal to the book.
  • December 27, 2006
    I love the book and the movie is pretty good as well. They did change some things though.
  • December 2, 2011
    I always love this movie, its such a great tale and wonderful actors. A Disney classic.
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    The pre-Gilmore Girls Alexis Bledel breaks out in this film which attempts to bring an imaginative love story to life but only partly succeeds. This is a sample of where Disney brings us too much Disney.
  • July 29, 2011
    very entertaining and satisfying. i've read the book, and the movie was alright, made some mistakes, and also can be a heartwarming tale, but it can make people lost on it's story. B-
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    June 22, 2011
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    Completely amazing.

Critic Reviews


Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
November 5, 2002
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Harks back to a time when movies had more to do with imagination than market research. Full Review

Jocelyn Noveck
October 18, 2002
Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press

Those with the patience to submit to its low-energy charms may find their time well spent. Full Review

Ken Tucker
October 17, 2002
Ken Tucker, Entertainment Weekly

Any movie that signals the menace of a potential lynching by zooming its camera through the loop of a gallows noose cannot claim subtlety, but director Jay Russell never lets the swirling emotions of ... Full Review

Ed Park
October 15, 2002
Ed Park, Village Voice

Bledel and Jonathan Jackson's gorge-side canoodling drifts dangerously close to Blue Lagoon territory. Full Review

Richard Roeper
October 14, 2002
Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper

A successful merger of the whimsical and the weird. Full Review

Ann Hornaday
October 11, 2002
Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

Its weighty themes are too grave for youngsters, but the story is too steeped in fairy tales and other childish things to appeal much to teenagers.

Sid Adilman
October 11, 2002
Sid Adilman, Toronto Star

Director Jay Russell stomps in hobnail boots over Natalie Babbitt's gentle, endearing 1975 children's novel. Full Review

Moira MacDonald
October 11, 2002
Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times

The film casts a spell that's hard to resist, and in the end has much to tell us -- however old we may be -- about life and death. Full Review

C.W. Nevius
October 11, 2002
C.W. Nevius, San Francisco Chronicle

As Winnie, Gilmore Girl Alexis Bledel shines. Full Review

Jan Stuart
October 11, 2002
Jan Stuart, Newsday

Ineptly crunched film version of Natalie Babbitt's acclaimed 1975 children's book. Full Review

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Facts


    • Jesse Tuck: [to Winnie] I will love you till the day I die!
    • Angus Tuck: Don't be afraid of death Winnie, be afraid of the un-lived life.

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