When her father Robert (John Corbett) loses his job and the family falls into severe debt, Ramona's efforts to earn money end up backfiring in humorous ways. Feeling she's not wanted, Ramona goes to her room and begins packing to run away, declaring she's going to be gone "Forever." "[12] Jason Anderson of the Toronto Star gave Ramona and Beezus a good review, saying that "[Ramona and Beezus] is a lively affair, largely thanks to the sweet and snappy screenplay by Laurie Craig and Nick Pustay and to the appealing performances by the cast. The song was digitally released as a soundtrack single on July 13, 2010[17] and serving as a promotional single from the band's second album, A Year Without Rain (2010). The bus takes off without Ramona, revealing her family in their car searching for her. During the ceremony, Howie fumbles his role as ringbearer by dropping the rings. The next day, Mr. Quimby accidentally gives her a raw egg in her lunch, and after cracking the egg on her head, gets it in her hair. While doing this, she accidentally squirts Hobart, who is next door with his family in their backyard. [6][7] Fox 2000 Pictures acquired distribution rights to the film. Ramona overheared her parents' conversation and decides that she is going to sell lemonade in order to make money. Company Credits Ramona interrupts Beezus on the phone with Henry, so Beezus yells at Ramona for always being a little pest and ruining her love life. During the reception, Beezus and Henry share a kiss and dance together. The next day, Ramona ruins her school portrait by cracking a raw egg in her hair and responding with disgust when the photographer asks her to say "Peas" instead of "Cheese". Best Friend: Daisy Kidd. Robert, tired of Ramona's antics, walks in and scolds her for not being mature enough. Selena Gomez appears within this film playing Beatrice Quimby. Ramona and Beezus is a 2010 American family adventure comedy film adaptation based on the Ramona series of novels written by Beverly Cleary. Opening the heavy suitcase at a bus stop, Ramona discovers that her mother made it heavy on purpose to keep Ramona from traveling far. Afterwards, during the reception, Beezus and Henry share a kiss and then dance. Furious that her aunt broke her promise not to get "reeled in", Ramona rushes home and seeks solace in the attic. After a car-painting accident involving Bea's old flame Hobart (Josh Duhamel), Ramona gives up her money-making schemes. As the family touches up the garden during an open house, Ramona inadvertently initiates a water fight with the neighbors, which floods the neighbors' backyard and exposes a box that Hobart buried there years ago. Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, Bus Driver The film stars Joey King, Selena Gomez, John Corbett, Bridget Moynahan, Ginnifer Goodwin, Josh Duhamel, and Sandra Oh. Unable to convince Ramona not to leave, her mother helps her pack her suitcase. After the open house clears out, Robert scolds Ramona for her lack of maturity; Ramona and her mother then berate Robert for showing little compassion for Ramona, and he leaves. Book Characters. | When Ramona goes to feed her cat, Picky-Picky, in the basement later that night, she sees him lying in his basket, dead. The box contains mementos of Bea and Hobart's teenage romance, and in light of their rekindling relationship, he proposes to her. As the family is reunited, Dorothy tells her she purposely packed the bowling ball to make her suitcase heavy, so she could not have gone far. Beezus (Selena Gomez), Ramona's sister, sees Henry Huggins (Hutch Dano), the paper boy. Ramona's worries increase the following day, when her classmate Susan (Sierra McCormick) reveals that after her own father lost his job, her parents divorced and her father moved to Tacoma. The trailer was released on March 18, 2010, and was shown in theaters along with How to Train Your Dragon, The Last Song, Despicable Me, Toy Story 3, and 20th Century Fox's other films, including Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Marmaduke. Ramona and Beezus is a 2010 Fox-Walden film adaptation of the Ramona series of novels by Beverly Cleary. Though the film's title is derived from Beezus and Ramona, the first of Cleary's Ramona books, the plot is mostly based on the sequels Ramona Forever and Ramona's World. Instead of the photographer saying "Cheese," he says "Peas," causing Ramona to interrupt with a great big "Eww!," ruining her portrait. Mark Mothersbaugh composed the music for the film. Dune Entertainment, Walden Media, and Di Novi Pictures co-produced the film. Immediately knowing the contents of the box, Hobart rushes to retrieve it. The girls' private funeral for Picky-Picky helps them reconcile. Inside, her mother has packed a book of Robert's sketches of Ramona. It was released in Irish and British cinemas October 22, 2010. Eventually becoming the first book of the Ramona series, it was originally illustrated by Louis Darling; later editions were illustrated by Alan Tiegreen and then by Tracy Dockray. Dislikes: Spelling, having to play with Willa Jean… The accompanying soundtrack album was released on July 28, 2010 by Hollywood Records. 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[16] The film's soundtrack includes "Live Like There's No Tomorrow", performed by Selena Gomez & the Scene. The next day in music class, Ramona throws up on the drums, causing her to be picked up by Robert. Ramona and Beezus was released in theaters on July 23, 2010 by 20th Century Fox and Walden Media to 2,719 theaters nationwide. As Aunt Bea and Hobart's wedding begins, Ramona and Beezus clasp hands as they head down the aisle as bridesmaids. Before Bea and Hobart leave for their honeymoon in Alaska, Ramona gives Bea a locket with her school picture, and Bea tells Ramona that she's "extraordinary". She repeatedly embarrasses her older sister, Beatrice (Selena Gomez), calling her by her family nickname, "Beezus", in front of Beatrice's crush, the paperboy Henry Huggins (Hutch Dano). It w… Filming & Production Full Name: Ramona Geraldine Quimby. | It shifts under her weight, so she opens it discovering a bowling ball and a book Robert would draw doodles of Ramona and her mischievous ways. The film was rated G by MPAA, becoming the studio's fourth film to be rated G since 1997's Anastasia. Although Ramona has fun with Howie, her mood changes when she goes home and finds out disturbing news. Furious that her aunt broke her promise not to get "reeled in," Ramona rushes to her house and seeks solace in the attic.