Ramona and Beezus

Watch Ramona and Beezus

"A Little Sister Goes A Long Way."
  • G
  • 2010
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 6.5  (17,568)
  • 56

I'm sure you remember the rambunctious kid from childhood books, the Ramona series by Beverly Cleary. If you were a fan, see the movie, an adaptation of the collection. It centers on Ramona Quimby, a little girl with a very active imagination and to a lesser degree her older sister Beatrice, called Beezus, a typical teen wanting her own space and identity. The movie follows Ramona as she and her family find balance and happiness in their lives. The Quimbys comprise of Ramona (Joey King), Beatrice (Selena Gomez), mom Dorothy (Bridget Moynahan), dad Robert (John Corbett), baby sister Roberta, and Aunt Bea (Ginnifer Goodwin). The story unfolds as Mr. Quimby loses his job during a home renovation. Ramona overhears and makes a mission out of raising money to help. Mrs. Quimby goes back to work so the family has income while her husband searches for a job, so Aunt Bea comes to babysit. Beezus navigates her feelings for a neighbor, her friend Henry and deals with Ramona constantly embarrassing her when he is around. At school, Ramona is the joke of the class due to her vivid imagination, but has one close friend. Her adventurous and rambunctious take on life seem to cause problems for everyone else, even though she only tries to help. While hosting a lemonade stand, Beezus swallows a fly and spits in Henry’s face. She blames Ramona. Ramona decides to have a car wash and accidentally rolls Hobart’s (Aunt Bea’s ex, played by Josh Duhamel) car in a garage where it gets covered in paint. Trouble just follows the young girl and theses are only a few of the incidents. In a turn of events, the family cat Picky-Picky dies, bringing the sisters closer together. Mr. Quimby gets a job offer, but the family must move. After a bit of reluctance, Aunt Bea reunites with Hobart. Ramona runs away because she feels she is the cause of her family’s problems, but doesn’t make it very far before they’re reunited. The movie ends with a wedding and the family happily staying put, as Mr. Quimby receives a job at Ramona’s school. Ramona helps her family love one another and this tale is more heartfelt than comedic, although there are plenty of laughs with Ramona’s antics. This movie is perfect for the whole family with storylines suitable for all ages.

Ramona and Beezus
Ramona And Beezus: Picture Perfect
Ramona And Beezus: Picture Perfect

Clip - 40 sec

Ramona And Beezus: Selling Lemonade
Ramona And Beezus: Selling Lemonade

Clip - 51 sec

Ramona And Beezus: Car Wash
Ramona And Beezus: Car Wash

Clip - 1 min 13 sec

Ramona And Beezus
Ramona And Beezus

Trailer - 1 min 47 sec

Ramona And Beezus: Water Battle
Ramona And Beezus: Water Battle

Clip - 50 sec

Ramona And Beezus: Strut And Ignore
Ramona And Beezus: Strut And Ignore

Clip - 56 sec

Description
I'm sure you remember the rambunctious kid from childhood books, the Ramona series by Beverly Cleary. If you were a fan, see the movie, an adaptation of the collection. It centers on Ramona Quimby, a little girl with a very active imagination and to a lesser degree her older sister Beatrice, called Beezus, a typical teen wanting her own space and identity.

The movie follows Ramona as she and her family find balance and happiness in their lives. The Quimbys comprise of Ramona (Joey King), Beatrice (Selena Gomez), mom Dorothy (Bridget Moynahan), dad Robert (John Corbett), baby sister Roberta, and Aunt Bea (Ginnifer Goodwin).

The story unfolds as Mr. Quimby loses his job during a home renovation. Ramona overhears and makes a mission out of raising money to help. Mrs. Quimby goes back to work so the family has income while her husband searches for a job, so Aunt Bea comes to babysit. Beezus navigates her feelings for a neighbor, her friend Henry and deals with Ramona constantly embarrassing her when he is around.

At school, Ramona is the joke of the class due to her vivid imagination, but has one close friend. Her adventurous and rambunctious take on life seem to cause problems for everyone else, even though she only tries to help. While hosting a lemonade stand, Beezus swallows a fly and spits in Henry’s face. She blames Ramona. Ramona decides to have a car wash and accidentally rolls Hobart’s (Aunt Bea’s ex, played by Josh Duhamel) car in a garage where it gets covered in paint. Trouble just follows the young girl and theses are only a few of the incidents.

In a turn of events, the family cat Picky-Picky dies, bringing the sisters closer together. Mr. Quimby gets a job offer, but the family must move. After a bit of reluctance, Aunt Bea reunites with Hobart. Ramona runs away because she feels she is the cause of her family’s problems, but doesn’t make it very far before they’re reunited. The movie ends with a wedding and the family happily staying put, as Mr. Quimby receives a job at Ramona’s school.

Ramona helps her family love one another and this tale is more heartfelt than comedic, although there are plenty of laughs with Ramona’s antics. This movie is perfect for the whole family with storylines suitable for all ages.

Ramona and Beezus is a 2010 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5 and a MetaScore of 56.

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  • Release Date
    2010
  • MPAA Rating
    G
  • Runtime
    1 hr 43 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (17,568)
  • Metascore
    56