Parents' Guide to

Twitches

By Maria Llull, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Twin Sister Sisters' magic made for tweens.

Movie NR 2006 86 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 7+

A suitable staple for halloween viewing with grade school kids

For a Disney Channel Original this movie is exceptionally watchable. Messages are good, threat is mostly mild (but slightly …not mild), the villain is obvious from the moment you lay eyes on him, and the comic relief even made my wife laugh. The ending can get a little intense in a way that will bore older people but could frighten the ones closer to 7, but nothing a blanket to hide under or a close hand to squeeze wont immediately ameliorate. The themes are blatantly blasphemous to a very thin, specific, slice of conservative religious viewpoints. So if that’s you, definitely avoid this. Also, if that’s you, stop yelling at people who have different beliefs and rating family movies 18+.
age 5+

Great movie! Must see!

Loved it! It was a great movie. I was even interested in it. I'm not usually into all of the magic, as we are strong Christians, but this movie had such a great message and although the girls are witches they are like the good witch of the north from the wizard of oz, only doing things for good. They are defeating darkness, and bringing light, does that give you a clue? The girls are great role models and there is a great movie plot. I, as an adult even love the movie! It is a must see!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (11 ):

The Mowry sisters, twins in real life and former stars of the Disney Channel show Sister, Sister, seem to be enjoying themselves, and it's fun to watch them discover that they're sisters. They seem very comfortable working together, and each allows the other to have the limelight at the right moments.

Twitches is tailor-made for the tween and teen age groups, though younger kids may also enjoy it. This is a Disney made-for-TV movie, so nothing heavy or particularly iffy happens, though there are sad moments as the girls each come to terms with the parents they've lost. The scary moments might be a bit much for little kids, but the frequent references to shopping might be what put parents on alert. Why do movies so frequently paint young girls (and women in general) as shopaholics?

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