Parents' Guide to

The Naughty Nine

By Fernanda Camargo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Tweens mirror Ocean's Eleven in North Pole heist.

Movie NR 2023 83 minutes
The Naughty Nine Movie: Group of rebel kids lined up in playful Christmas version a police lineup wall

A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 17 parent reviews

age 13+

Not a G-Rated movie

What appears to be a 9-year-old boy in makeup making sexual comments about other boys is not family entertainment. No, thank you. Just another example of Disney pushing their agenda through a G-rated movie.
age 13+

Glorifying bad behavior

Rated G but full of immorality. Promotes stealing, plotting, and conniving behavior. The kids are literally trying to steal from Santa at the North Pole. They didn't get anything because they were on the naughty list for lying, selfishness, stealing, and just being little jerks. Questions of sexuality arise. I will not let my tween watch this. It glorifies bad behavior.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (17 ):
Kids say (9 ):

This tween heist is a great blend of action and adventure, perfect for families' holiday watchlist. In some ways, The Naughty Nine is similar to classic Christmas movies with limited budgets and ambitious plans of adventures in the North Pole. At the same time, it provides a modern version of a winter wonderland, paired with a quick-witted script that swiftly moves from scene to scene. Designed for short attention spans, it promises to hold a long-term place in the hall of holiday family fare, ending with a cliffhanger that promises to expand the franchise.

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