The Great Gilly Hopkins Movie

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The Great Gilly Hopkins


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2016 | PG | Drama Family | 1hr, 39m

A feisty foster kid’s outrageous scheme to be reunited with her birth mother has unintended consequences in The Great Gilly Hopkins, an entertaining film for the entire family. Gilly Hopkins (Sophie...

U.S. Release Date

The Great Gilly Hopkins release date was Friday, October 7, 2016. This was a Limited in theaters release.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

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Friday, October 7, 2016
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Cast more cast

Kathy Bates
Maime Trotter
Julia Stiles
Courtney Rutherford Hopkins
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Directed by

Stephen Herek

Screenwriter

David Paterson

Companies

Picturehouse & 3 more

Rating MPAA

PG

Storylines 2 more

A feisty foster kid’s outrageous scheme to be reunited with her birth mother has unintended consequences in The Great Gilly Hopkins, an entertaining film for the entire family. Gilly Hopkins (Sophie Nélisse) has seen more than her share of foster homes and has outwitted every family she has lived with. In an effort to escape her new foster mother Mamie Trotter’s (Kathy Bates) endless loving care, Gilly concocts a plan that she believes will bring her mother running to her rescue. But when the ploy blows up in Gilly’s face it threatens to ruin the only chance she’s ever had to be part of a real family.
official plot version from lionsgate.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Adaptation of Newbery Award-winning novel by Katherine Paterson.

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