Happiest Season

Movie review by Monique Jones, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Sweet holiday romcom about coming out; drinking, language.

PG-13 2020 102 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 11 reviews

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age 11+

Beautiful holiday story about loving yourself and your children

This movie surprised me in a good way. All the makings of a family holiday and rom-com. It was funnier than expected, thanks to the great ensemble cast. I’m straight, cis-gendered but from what I can tell the makers did a great job telling a love story through a gay/lesbian lens. The discussion around being out or closeted is nuanced and kind. My daughter is a mature 11 year old and loved it. Heads up depending on your child - the Santa call out is clear if they are paying attention.

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age 16+

This is the best movie. People saying kristen is not a great actress is wrong. This movie has a great message about being true to yourself, loving your partner and your family. I am not even gay but still i was touched. Love this movie

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