A Magic Puppy (A Halloween Puppy)

Movie review by Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Ridiculous, dreadful film doesn't feature cute puppies.

NR 2012 80 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 4 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Bad role models

DON'T BOTHER WATCHING IT!!!!!!!! The movie has no meaning. I almost fell asleep while watching it. I would rather go to the movies!!! The mom pays no attention to her son. I didn't like when the main character was getting beat up and his mom didn't help. by a ten year old

This title has:

Too much violence
age 2+

A Magical Experience

This movie is a cinematic masterpiece. No other movie has brought me to such an emotional and philosophical high. The overall motif of this film is inspiring beyond belief and will change your outlook on life. After watching this film I can honestly say that I am a better person. I especially enjoyed the scene where Linda humbled herself by eating mulch in order to bond with her dog/boyfriend Ted. I aspire to one day reach this level of connectivity with my significant other/dog. However, my one problem with this film is that it promotes close physical interaction between adolescents of opposite genders. When Molly asked Adam if he was her boyfriend after a particularly heathenish smooch, I felt extraordinarily affronted but this flaw is minor (and really all ground breaking films push the boundaries of their time).

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much consumerism

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