The Great Gilly Hopkins

The Great Gilly Hopkins

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  • PG
  • 2016
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 6.5  (4,564)
  • 47

This 2015 comedy drama is based on the 1978 children's book by Katherine Paterson. It follows an adolescent girl who is shuffled from foster home to foster home. The resourceful Gilly doesn't let anyone get too close to her, but when she encounters the irrepressible Maime Trotter, everything might begin to change. Sophie Nelisse stars as Gilly, and Kathy Bates takes the role of Maime. The film was directed by Stephen Herek (Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, The Mighty Ducks, The Chaperone, Jinxed). The Canadian Nelisse is best known for her role in 2013's The Book Thief, which won her a Best Actress Genie Award.

The Great Gilly Hopkins
Listen Ears McGee
Listen Ears McGee

Clip - 59 sec

I Don't Read Books
I Don't Read Books

Clip - 1 min 34 sec

Not A Good Time
Not A Good Time

Clip - 1 min 46 sec

New School
New School

Clip - 1 min 43 sec

Didn't Fail Completely
Didn't Fail Completely

Clip - 43 sec

Outta My Way
Outta My Way

Clip - 1 min 11 sec

Description
This 2015 comedy drama is based on the 1978 children's book by Katherine Paterson. It follows an adolescent girl who is shuffled from foster home to foster home. The resourceful Gilly doesn't let anyone get too close to her, but when she encounters the irrepressible Maime Trotter, everything might begin to change. Sophie Nelisse stars as Gilly, and Kathy Bates takes the role of Maime. The film was directed by Stephen Herek (Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, The Mighty Ducks, The Chaperone, Jinxed). The Canadian Nelisse is best known for her role in 2013's The Book Thief, which won her a Best Actress Genie Award.

The Great Gilly Hopkins is a 2016 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5 and a MetaScore of 47.

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  • Release Date
    2016
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 37 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (4,564)
  • Metascore
    47