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Parent reviews for Barbie in The Nutcracker

Common Sense says

A more passive-than-usual Barbie in lackluster holiday tale.
Based on our expert review

Parents say

age 6+
Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 5+
Based on 7 reviews
Adult Written bymcpjess7503 January 10, 2012

One of the best Barbie movies

I picked "educational" because I love the music from these. My daughter now knows the music from Swan lake and the Nutcracker. It's a fantastic movie to watch at Christmas time. It's one of the best Barbie movies, to me, that they've made.

This title contains:

Educational Value
Positive Messages
Positive role models
Parent Written byaimless1 December 29, 2012

One of the good ones

I have been impressed and very un-impressed at some Barbie movies. Some are good and then some are terrible with cattiness, shallowness, and tween/teen situations. This is one I like and my girls like. It gave them a good idea of what the nutcracker was all about prior to seeing the live ballet. I put it on the list of good ones.
Adult Written byBeckstar October 31, 2011


Bit of scary scenes. But I think they are tolerable for kids
Parent of a 1 and 3 year old Written bypatricia09 October 7, 2010

good for little want to be dancers, or any little girl

This title contains:

Positive Messages
Positive role models
Adult Written byTheChristianReviewer June 12, 2017


*Christian review* Witchcraft elements. Talking animals. Magic saves the day. Love becomes a spell to break evil. Romance. Don't recommend for magic elements. Otherwise ok.
Adult Written byRarityfan October 1, 2018

With 2 days until Christmas really starts

Not bad of an old Barbie special. Good animation, lovely ladies and some intense moments. It is Barbie so there are lot of consumerism.

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Violence & scariness
Sexy stuff