A Boy Named Charlie Brown

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

Classic Peanuts film is as charming and relevant as ever.

G 1969 85 minutes

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 3+

Charming and very gentle, but..

Know that there's some pretty dated and unfortunate gender messaging, like Lucy talking about how boys have to work hard to support their wives.
age 5+

I wanted to love it

We watched this movie with our three-year-old. I was really disappointed by some of the bullying behaviour the characters had toward Charlie Brown, poking fun at his insecurities and such. The animation is really interesting and other than the bullying scene,the movie is OK. The negative behaviour toward Charlie Brown in the bullying scene was too much for me so I would not watch it again.

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