A Belle for Christmas

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Awful holiday dog story is boring and predictable.

PG 2014 91 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 1 review

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age 13+

Find a better dog holiday movie.

“A Belle for Christmas” falls short of entertaining, and frankly disappoints on so many levels. From the gold-digging antagonist, to the over-the-top theft of a truck by a kid (yes a kid, where the cops on Christmas Eve), it severely falls into easily predictable plot holes that a 3rd grader could write. The true victim here is the dog, who should have had more screen time than one would think for a dog movie. I’m taking a close guess at no more than 15 minutes in a 90 minute film. Seriously, go watch any other Christmas classic over this. Only watch if bored, or need background noise.

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