Fifteen-year-old Winnie Foster (Alexis Bledel) is the beautiful, privileged daughter of the richest man in town. A disagreement with her... Read More
Fifteen-year-old Winnie Foster (Alexis Bledel) is the beautiful, privileged daughter of the richest man in town. A disagreement with her domineering parents (Amy Irving, Victor Garber) sends Winnie outside the fence that surrounds her pristine house and protects her from the outside world, and into the nearby forbidden woods. Her journey becomes a far greater adventure than she ever anticipated when she meets the Tucks, a family of immortals that live deep in the woods. Parents Angus (William Hurt), Mae (Sissy Spacek), and their sons Miles (Scott Bairstow) and Jesse (Jonathan Jackson), stopped aging more than a century ago after drinking from an enchanted spring, a veritable fountain of youth. With the Tucks, Winnie discovers the freedom lacking in her own small world, and a romance blossoms between the mortal teenager and the immortal Jesse. With the local police searching for the missing Winnie and a mysterious stranger (Ben Kingsley) searching for the Tucks, Winnie must choose between immortality and ... Minimize
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21 Reviews from Epinions.com
Oct 7, 2002
Everlasting movie pleasure
Pros: Excellent, full-bodied family film
Cons: You might be put off by the precious-sounding premise...but don't be
Intelligent movie for all ages Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 26, 2008
Captivating tale and characters....
Pros: Captivating characters, new look at topic, unpredictable.
Cons: Can't really find anything - I loved it!
Excellent film, great message, and captivating tale! Read More at Epinions.com
Sep 7, 2007
A Movie For the Whole Family!
Pros: great cast, pretty location, amazing story.
Cons: differs from the book
I recommend this movie to anyone! This movie will leaving you feeling amazing about life! Read More at Epinions.com
May 21, 2003
Tuck Everlasting (2002): A Child's Fairytale Grows Up And Lives Forever
Pros: engaging, charming, love story; Jonathan Jackson; rest of cast
Cons: older brother's heavy speech; unexpected heavy ending
Jonathan Jackson! Be still my heart! Read More at Epinions.com
Sep 17, 2002
Tuck Everlasting: A Sweet, Thought-Provoking Film that Gives Justice to the Book
Pros: Very sweet, thought-provoking, beautifully filmed
Cons: Differs slightly from book (although nothing too extreme)
Tuck Everlasting was sweet and charming, nicely filmed, and nicely casted. I think it makes for a wonderful family film. Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 20, 2003
The Choice is Yours: Eternal Youth or Living Life...Choose Wisely
Pros: Direction, acting, scenery, plot--this is a great mystery and adventure.
Cons: ...can't think of any.
I was going to make a joke about "Tucks Hemorrhoidal Pads" for the Bottom Line, but I'm not that low. Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 25, 2003
Everlasting, In Our Video Collection
Pros: Simple family movie, blends in science fiction and fantasy with simpler time.
Cons: Little violence.
Sure to be a new classic. Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 27, 2007
Learning to Live Life to Its Fullest: Tuck Everlasting
Pros: Great cast; creative and gently told story; fine adaptation; beautiful score
Cons: Slow pace not for everyone; questions with no easy answers (may bother some)
What do we fear more, death or an "unlived life"? This gentle film explores that provocative question. Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 4, 2002
Tuck Everlasting: Great Family Movie
Pros: All around wonderful movie
I have not seen such a well made and enjoyable family movie in a long time. Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 9, 2002
The Rarest Of Movies: It's Actually Better Than The Book
Pros: A rare improvement over the book. Great first movie outing for Alexis Bledel.
Cons: May be too sappy in parts for some tastes, but it's tolerable.
The is a solid piece of entertainment for the entire family and the cast is great. Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 19, 2003
One of Disney's best recent live-action efforts. (DVD Review)
Pros: Charming, intelligent, well-acted, visually stellar.
Cons: A little slow at a point or two.
A definite recommendation. Read More at Epinions.com