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A Mermaid's Tale

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Predictable adventure has some mild peril.

Movie G 2017 92 minutes
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Clearly targeted at young girls yearning for mild adventure, the film anticipates just how much peril (not much) that audience will bear. Oversimplification of sticky emotions and difficult situations is the hallmark of a successful Disney Channel or Nickelodeon made-for-TV type of movie and A Mermaid's Tale checks off all requirements to fit in the category. All questions are answered and all problems solved, neatly tied up in bows by the movie's end. Though thoroughly formulaic, it isn't objectionable.

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