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Parents' Guide to

Abominable Christmas

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Sweet, comic cartoon about legendary snowman; Walmart only.

Movie NR 2012 62 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 5+

We love this movie!

This movie is how we kick off the holiday season. It's just a great holiday movie, and Ray Liotta's voice is so nice and soothing. The snow creatures are chased by a mean scientist lady, and there is a dog pound "jail." That is the only reason that I think younger kids might get scared. Two main characters have lost their moms in the past, so that might disturb some kids or need to be explained. That is why I put for ages 5 and up.
age 4+

Short film for the little ones

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (3 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Chances are this engaging effort won't be added to the list of perennial holiday classics, but the wholesome messages, comic danger, and humorous cultural references help a simple story come to life. The animation is basic; even the most dastardly villain is drawn funny and never scary, while the four children are distinctive and likable.

Young kids will spend a pleasant short visit with the Abominable family and probably enjoy repeated viewings.

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