Ballet Shoes

Movie review by Nancy Davis Kho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Sisters learn value of love, work, and sacrifice.

PG 2007 84 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 18 reviews

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age 7+

Waste of time-wouldn't recommend

This is a very bad movie. Complete waste of my time. Thought that since Emma Watson was in it it would be good. All the characters were very snobby and did not learn their lesson in the end. At the end of the movie, you might think that the plot if actually going somewhere, but it ends up that everyone gets exactly what they want and no lessons are learned. There is practically no plot and absolutely no character development. Characters are not good role models. I can't believe I wasted 1 and a half hours on this. I lost so many brain cells.
age 10+

No Positive Role Models Here

This has no real positive message aside rom the sacrifice the 'foster mother' and other adults make. The girls who play are the ballet dancer and actress, are spoilt, obnoxious brats only interested in themselves and their own ambitious strivings. Jealousy rules. My 11 yr old daughter hated it and said she thought they were horrible characters. It could have been a great story, with a bit more sacrifice and generosity on behalf of the young girls.

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Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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