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How to Eat Fried Worms Movie Review Summary

Actors: Luke Benward, Adam Hicks, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Austin Rogers, Kimberly Williams, Thomas Cavanaugh

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    This movie “How to Eat Fried Worms” is based on a book published in 1973, it took around 33 years to make a movie out of that 1973 book. This movie is about a young boy and his struggle to adapt to new change and try to fit in to his new school. Mitch Forrester and his wife Helen along with their two sons Billy and Woody pack up their stuff and get into the family station wagon and are heading to a new town with a new job for Mitch and a new elementary school for son Billy.
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    Everyone else in the family easily adapted to the new surrounding even Billy's younger brother Woody but Billy's fears are realized in his first moments at the new school when everybody picks on the new kid appears to be true.

    Everybody picks on Billy except the tall girl Erika Tanzy whose sympathy inspires gratefulness and humiliation in Billy. Joe and his band of 5th grade followers are the school bully's they put worms in Billy's lunch, Billy surprises them all when he stands up to and embarrasses Joe. Which leads Billy and Joe to make a bet: on Saturday Billy must eat 10 worms by 7PM.

    Billy's parents leave Woody in his care, Billy ask Erika to help keep an eye on Woody and some moral support in his challenge. Joe's gang makes each worm more amusingly disgusting than the last one, beginning with La Big Porker, fried in pig fat.

    Joe's gang tries to force Billy to throw up by dubbing each specimen increasingly disgusting names like The Burning Fireball, The Greasy Brown Toad Bloater Special, and The Barfmallow. When the adventure finally ends all of the kids learn the true meaning of friendship and bravery.
The review of this Movie prepared by Faiza Iqtidar



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Age group    -   trouble in grade school

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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