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Adventures of Bailey: Christmas Hero

By Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Holiday dog adventure explores Native American traditions.

Movie NR 2012 90 minutes
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age 2+

Based on 1 parent review

age 2+

No one picks up on the fact that no one cares?

Did anyone notice that the only person that cared about the dogs was Truman? Grandpa looked for them briefly then suggested to wait after Christmas. The older sister LEFT THE YOUNG BROTHER AT A HOUSE WITH NO SUPERVISION TO GO PARTY! Mom and dad said "We'll look for them after Christmas". Grandma told Truman that he had to leave without the dogs. This was a lesson about people who never should own pets...Lol. My daughter got mad at me because the entire time I made fun of the movie.... Horrible movie, horrible actors. Dogs deserved better. Oh and stereotypical Indian guy was a hoot. Nothing like vague directions to get home by. What a

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

As with other Bailey adventures, this animal caper may feel a little lame and contrived for adult viewers, but it's sure to be an enjoyable watch for young animal lovers. The acting isn't great and is often downright cheesy, but Bailey's silly enthusiasm is appealing, and the other animal characters (Dolly Llama!) are cute and fun. There are a few mild thrills, but there's nothing too scary to put off the kindergarten crowd. Parents looking for a holiday film with a little variety also will appreciate the focus on different traditions.

There are some slight religious overtones (the Handsome Man talks a bit about Jesus) and some slightly awkward Native American stereotypes, which may put off some viewers, but overall it's a light and enjoyable holiday film.

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