The Sleepover (2020)

The Sleepover (2020)

The Sleepover (2020)

Two siblings find out their mum is actually a former thief currently under witness protection in this comedy adventure. When she's force to pull one last job, it's up to her kids to rescue her over the course of a single night. From Trish Sie, director of Step Up: All In and Pitch Perfect 3, co-starring Joe Manganiello (Rampage) and Malin Akerman (Watchmen).

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The Sleepover (2020) / Reviews

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Design values and Conrad W. Hall's photography are as flatly unimaginative as the rest of the film, which, in its avoidance of distinguishing features, would make a better candidate for witness-relocation anonymity than Margot does.

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CNN

CNN

The film simply lurches loudly from one mundane action scene to the next.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

You’d think that a story about a mom's cool secret and kids breaking curfew would be a lot more fun, especially with a charismatic cast like this, and yet The Sleepover is mostly about killing time, specifically that of your own.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Softer and safer than a close cousin like “Adventures in Babysitting,” The Sleepover zips between its adult storyline and the wacky hi-jinks of the kids, scarcely noticing it’s the younger set who are far more amusing to watch.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Sie elicits mostly spontaneous, credible performances from the younger cast, who deliver their wisecracks and banter with aplomb and only occasionally edge into annoying child-actor pertness.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

As The Sleepover juggles the genres of heist movie, action thriller, scavenger hunt and teen/tween comedy, it never finds an identity which it slips into effortlessly, the way a good thief can.

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