Barbie as Rapunzel

Movie review by Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

Barbie-themed fairy tale a bit passive but arts-focused.

NR 2002 84 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 4+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 4+

Great Fairytale

Great movie This is a good barbie movie. I feel like mattel actually put effort and tried to make this a good movie. Yes, I know they made this movie just to sell more dolls,

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age 3+

A Fun Fairytale Movie That's Closer to the Original Story

This is the Rapunzel I grew up on, when Tangled came out I was already a tween. This is closer to the original fairy tale than the Disney edition. The painting element was not in the original fairy tale, so I honestly think that Disney stole the 'Rapunzel likes to paint' from the Barbie rendition. The prince and Rapunzel don't even have a close enough bond, yet they get married at the end. Honestly it'd make more sense if Rapunzel ended up with the girl dragon lol. But there is nothing wrong with this movie, it is pure and heartwarming, ignore the person who said it has 'witchcraft'. Fairytales have magic!!! What is the problem? The movie just shows fantasy items, dragons, and an evil witch. It will not encourage your kid to become a Wiccan, don't be a prude! If anything it will encourage your kid to paint.

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