Parents' Guide to

Bratz: Genie Magic

By Pam Gelman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

All style and absolutely no substance.

Movie NR 2006 66 minutes
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age 7+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 9+

It's a cartoon about teen girls

Y'all are looking way too deep into this. They're cartoons, of course they're gonna be "unrealistic". And what in this movie is "scary", other than the kidnapping? Yes, they're not great role models, but they do focus on friendship.

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age 10+

A great, entertaining movie!

I saw this way back when it first came out with my cousins, and we all really loved it! It could be a bit suspenseful and sad at times, but other than that, very entertaining!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4):
Kids say (10):

Strong girl films are far and few between, and the Bratz girls send a message that is unnatural, materialistic, and unhealthy. Based on their popularity, many young viewers are enthralled by their glitz and glamour, but parents must help girls and boys understand that the Bratz are far from reality and not what any girl will ever look like. It's their underlying friendship that helps them muddle through adventures and help others.

With its mega-industry of toys and paraphernalia, the BRATZ girls are everywhere. But what images do they provide young viewers about women? Wearing lots of makeup, show-off-your body clothes, and speaking in a slang that at times is unintelligible, it's a far cry from any image of a strong woman that parents want their girls to emulate.

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