Nim's Island

Nim's Island

DVD - 2008
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Nim Rusoe is a young girl who inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates, via e-mail, with the reclusive author of the novel she has been reading. Nim's existence mirrors that of her favorite literary character, Alex Rover, the world's greatest adventurer. But Alexandra, the author of the Rover books, leads a reclusive life in the big city. When Nim's father goes missing from the island, Nim gets Alexandra to come to her island. Now, the two must draw courage from their fictional hero, Alex Rover, and find strength in one another to conquer the island.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2008.
Edition: Full screen version.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (96 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm.


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May 24, 2019

I loved this movie and it was much better than I was expecting. Everyone gave great performances but Abigail's was by far the best! Completely adorable, suspenseful and funny. Loved Jodie Foster as the agoraphobic author and her bravery in trying to help Nim find her father. Loved the scenery and the animals in the film as well as the storyline. This is truly a family film that everyone will enjoy! No real violence (except for tossing and turning of the sea), no bad language, no romantic or suggestive dialogue. Just good clean adventurous fun!

Jan 15, 2017

Watched it with our 7 year old. We all loved it- even dad.

I don't know how meny imes have i put a hold on this movie and when i barrowed it i always forgot to watch iti belivie this is my 4th time barrowing this movie and i tottly forgot all about this movie i could had barrowed it over the summer but i fotgot tobarrow it aswell but this time i have to watch it now this is my fifth time barrowing it It is SUMMERTIME now and this time i remebered to watch it July 5 is today it is a very good movie i should say anyone can watch this movie i still had not watchyed heven is for real for coople years now i bet that movie is good it's too bad i didn't watch it when i was litte but anyway i never heard about it untill i grew up i seen this movie in the rentle store and i worth on my paper so i cna see if the library has it so i cna barrow it andi think i asked them to get it cause it said lost back in 2009 and then they got it and i always fro got to watch it by the time they got it is was 2013 somewhere end of high school in may but almost doen school in march you got this movie i think it's funny when he says and no dreaming about spiders i laughed and then there was a spider walking on the floor and there was someon etiping on ther comeputer i thought uit was Nim but when i looked it was a lady she got scared and her dad says thta he has to go on an expadion next Thurday and today is Thursday it's funny when the sea is making funny sounds whlie she tipes on her comeputer Nim I mean I didn't know that is her name i thought it is a name of the island who knew right as her dad is out on a boatride there is a big wave in the waters that it tipped the boat and his daughther does not know he is in big truoble and that noone was there to help him later she was calling her dad but she got no anwsaur ffrom him when a seagul flew in he was laying on the floor he saw him he got up later he was fine but he got a leak on his boat when Nim wroth to the writteer who worth the book and said she needed help she came and she thought she was older and she worth to her asking her how old she is Nim respounded she is 11 years old and i worth down on my paper that a girl is 11 years old and her name is Lindsey and when she said Emily Nim said Emily i had put another hold on iyt because i don't know if i will finish it i thought it is Friday today but it is Thursday and if don't finish it i will have the other dvd to watch it if I will still have it i didn't know she started in Little Miss Sunshine and asked you to get that movie too because well I saw it in the rental store when a Saloer finds a lady thta needs help he takes her to his ship and gives her a blacket and she says she needs help cause there's a help cause there's a girl on an island thye do not believe her everyone hears it but didn't believe her but a boy who heard her talking to about it i wanted you to get retrun to Nims Island cause you had it but i wanted to watch the frist one but kept on forgetting to watch and when i placed a hold on this movie i saw you didin't have the 2ed movie anymore i asked you otget it but never did so i got it Tuesday Jan 15 2019 and i was happy i found it .

Jul 02, 2015

This movie is soooooooooo boring. I watched when I was 5 at the movie theather. Then i watched it again and it sucked. I guess I thought it was good when I was 5 because I didn't understand the movie and I was so thrilled to be in the movie theater!!!!!!

Parineeta Aug 02, 2013

Loved it.

May 29, 2013

I've watched this before and it was so good now again

Aug 24, 2012

I love this movie.

Mar 26, 2012

i love tis movie its so good and like an island andventure i love oceans island and mountains so tis is a good movie 4 me <3 :)

Aug 29, 2011

very sad

Jun 19, 2011

Nice kids movie.

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Mar 11, 2018

Very nice movie for any age. A story of self discovery, love, facing fear, helping others, feeling needed.

Overcoming obsticles, survival...
we each are on our own private island, how we cboose to live is up to us... in fear, or adventure..

Never give up

Jul 02, 2015

A young girl named Nim live on a deserted Island with her dad who is a biologist. But one day, Nim's Dad sails out and is caught in a storm! Nim gets worried after about 2 days and she contacts the author of her favorite book seris. Afterwards the author Alexandra Rover comes and saves the day! Literally.

Mar 01, 2009

A young girl and her father scientist live on this deserted island. The father sails out one day and is caught in a storm in the middle of the ocean.


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Jul 02, 2015

"Alex Rover is COMING!!!!!!"


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