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Secondhand Lions

Secondhand Lions ★★ 2003 (PG)

Timid Walter (Osment) is left with his eccentric uncles Hub (Duvall) and Garth (Caine) by his husband-seeking flaky mom Mae (Sedgewick). Finding no TV when he arrives, Walter becomes fasci nated by the uncles' tales of an adventu rous past, which are told in flashback in B action movie style. Alternately syrupy and quirky, pic tries too much to be everything to everybody, and may not appeal to younger, jaded viewers. Their parents and grandparents, nostalgic for this kind of wholesome family entertainment, will be more receptive. Duvall and Caine make up for many of the flaws, but Osment doesn't register as strongly as hoped in his first postchild star role. 107m/C VHS, DVD, UMD . US Michael Caine, Robert Duvall, Haley Joel Osment, Nicky Katt, Kyra Sedgwick, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Christian Kane, Kevin Michael Haberer, Josh(ua) Lucas, Adrian Pasdar; D: Tim McCanlies; W: Tim McCanlies; C: Jack N. Green; M: Patrick Doyle.

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