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Back of the Net

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Wholesome, feel-good story of misfit at soccer camp.

Movie NR 2019 98 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 8+

Another winner

Cute and entertaining. The science girl ends up at a soccer camp by mistake and hilarity ensues.
1 person found this helpful.
age 7+

Pretty good

I love this movie I think Cory is a great roll model except that she splashes in a mud puddle so mud gets on Edie.

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Great messages
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (4 ):

This wholesome story of a misfit at soccer camp is one that's been told many times before, and won't hold any surprises for older viewers. But Back of the Net's attractive, winning cast are terrific, ethnically diverse role models and the story bubbles with positive messages and examples. It's entirely predictable as it builds to a championship match between the underdogs and their biggest rival. If you try not to think too much about how it's summer in Los Angeles and Australia at the same time you can enjoy a pleasant ride down a very familiar and scenic road. Tweens and young teens will relate to Cory and her friends as they forge new friendships and learn new ways of thinking all the way to the feel-good ending.

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