Dumplin'

Dumplin'

Dumplin'

Patti Cake$'s Danielle McDonald signs up for a beauty pageant in protest in this coming-of-age comedy co-starring Jennifer Aniston as her mother, a former beauty queen. Soon other local kids follow in her footsteps, revolutionising their small Texas town.

2018110 minsUSA
Comedy
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Reviews & comments

Vulture

Vulture

press

On its surface, Dumplin' is a slight, charming comedy about beauty pageants and learning to be yourself, but watch closely enough and you might see some of the new moves it brings to an otherwise predictable routine.

Variety

Variety

press

"Dumplin'" has been so carefully calculated, it's a wonder it plays as warmly and sincerely as it does.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Kristin Hahn's script gives Will sassy lines and too many tears, but the filmmakers never give this character a real, searching, complex inner life.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

It is boringly conventional, giving the sensation of having seen it all before, only this time with more glitter and higher hair.

2.0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

"Dumplin' " is muddled uplift, but with some encouraging new wrinkles.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Dumplin' clings timidly to its YA roots, which are firmly on the unsophisticated side of the spectrum.

Vulture

Vulture

press

On its surface, Dumplin' is a slight, charming comedy about beauty pageants and learning to be yourself, but watch closely enough and you might see some of the new moves it brings to an otherwise predictable routine.

Variety

Variety

press

"Dumplin'" has been so carefully calculated, it's a wonder it plays as warmly and sincerely as it does.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Kristin Hahn's script gives Will sassy lines and too many tears, but the filmmakers never give this character a real, searching, complex inner life.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

It is boringly conventional, giving the sensation of having seen it all before, only this time with more glitter and higher hair.

2.0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

"Dumplin' " is muddled uplift, but with some encouraging new wrinkles.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Dumplin' clings timidly to its YA roots, which are firmly on the unsophisticated side of the spectrum.