Overview

The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. In order to keep their home, Kit and her mother must take in boarders - paying house - guests who turn out to be full of fascinating stories. When mother's lockbox containing all their money is stolen, Kit's new hobo friend Will is the prime suspect. Kit refuses to believe that Will would steal, and her efforts to sniff out the real story get her and friends into big trouble. The police say the robbery was an inside job, committed by someone they know. So if it wasn't Will, then who did it.

  1. Patricia Rozema

    Director

  2. Ann Peacock

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Abigail Breslin

    Abigail Breslin

    Kit Kittredge

  2. Chris O'Donnell

    Chris O'Donnell

    Mr. Kittredge

  3. Julia Ormond

    Julia Ormond

    Mrs. Kittredge

  4. Stanley Tucci

    Stanley Tucci

    Uncle Hendrick

  5. Joan Cusack

    Joan Cusack

    Aunt Millie

Full Cast & Crew

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • July 2, 2008
    G
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 41m

Budget -

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