A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits

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

age 8+

Kids will enjoy this playful, modern-day fairy tale musical.

PG 2016 93 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 9 reviews

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age 11+

Embarrassingly Awkward

This is Cinderella + Grease + Hannah Montana + a burlesque show We love Cinderella re-makes. My 3 daughter’s and I watched this for a girls night. (Ages 17, 13, 11, after the boys and little sis were asleep) Sexy dance moves throughout (like not appropriate for young girls. Even with the older girls we were surprise that every time the girls did kicks and flips their black panties showed. The Step mother’s bust was falling out of her gawdy costume 100% of the time. It is funny but in a jaw-droppingly awkward way. The “Cinderella” character starts the movie with a very provocative dream dance number that rivals Grease or more. “Fairy God-mother” character was a great person and there is no magic in the movie. Prince Charming is a great guy. The movie did have a nice ending, just a LOT of iffy moments getting there. The writers did a great job of hitting all of the hallmarks of a Cinderella story in new ways, so if you’re writing a compare and contrast essay this is the one for you!

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Too much sex
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age 18+


it has a lot of kissing which is extremely inappropriate so it is for at least 60 year olds. its great thi

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