MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Down 112 this week

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Family  -  15 August 2012 (USA)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 33,346 users   Metascore: 47/100
Reviews: 106 user | 165 critic | 29 from Metacritic.com

A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 titles
created 15 Feb 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 12 Jan 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 26 May 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 03 Nov 2013
 
a list of 28 titles
created 23 Nov 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Odd Life of Timothy Green.

User Polls

1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

After receiving bad news from a fertility doctor, Cindy and Jim Green try to bury their dreams of having a child by writing out all the great traits their child would have and putting them in a box in the garden. During a freak storm in the middle of the night, they awake to find a boy named Timothy, with leaves growing from his ankles, standing in their kitchen calling them mom and dad. Cindy and Jim are thrown into the midst of parenthood and over the coming months, Timothy will teach them more than they could have imagined about being parents and raising a child, no matter how he comes into their lives. Written by napierslogs

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He's a force of nature.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements and brief language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 August 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La extraña vida de Timothy Green  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$10,822,903 (USA) (17 August 2012)

Gross:

$51,853,450 (USA) (11 January 2013)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In an interview, CJ Adams said that he was 10 at the time of filming, "just before my [11th] birthday [in 2011]". In the same interview, he said that the movie poster of the title character's legs with leaves growing from them were not his but a body double's. See more »

Goofs

When Timothy opens his arms to the sky at the football match, the shadow of the microphone crosses his arm. See more »

Quotes

Timothy Green: Please don't ask about my leaves.
See more »


Soundtracks

Low Rider
Written by Charles Miller
Performed by War
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A lame duck in the dark
13 December 2012 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I am all for sweet, romantic, family themed fantasy movies. I am a Disney fan. And to me, this movie is a waste of time. It is not heavy enough on the fantasy aspect, one could have done much more to explain how all this came about.

The movie is filmed with a lighting that often makes it impossible to see what is going on. Why do people think that mysterious scenes are to be filmed on sets that are darker than my Granny's coal cellar?

Jenny Garner is one of my favorite actresses since ALIAS and I even forgave her the Electra disaster. In this movie though, she is overacting like a theater novice and the whiny little child is annoying.

Just one big disappointment.


37 of 68 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
This movie proves that critics are FULL OF CRAP LoneWolfArcher
Is this movie good? sokaliie
Why is Disney anti-adoption/pro-dem on? drourke
The Best Movie I've Seen In A Long Time rpgdancer
Joni??? imr5191
democrats are PRO adoption nicktran08
Discuss The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page