Bratz: Kidz Sleepover Adventure

Movie review by
Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media
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Bratz doll version of a scarefest; little kids, beware!
  • G
  • 2007
  • 72 minutes

Parents say

age 13+
Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 12+
Based on 10 reviews

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A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this movie.

Educational Value

Intended as entertainment, not to inform.

Positive Messages

A few minor attempts to deliver well-worn messages: "Be careful what you wish for" and "It's better to give than receive."

Positive Role Models & Representations

The Bratz girls are feisty, resourceful, and enthusiastic; however, in this episode they clearly defy parental authority over and over again with no consequences. Adults are portrayed as naive and much too trusting. Teen Bratz wear heavy makeup, spiked heels, skimpy clothing. Ethnic diversity is an integral part of this franchise, still some of the behavior and dialects are stereotypical.

Violence & Scariness

Lots of images and sounds that might be too scary for younger or more sensitive kids: cackling laughter, cartoonish monsters, a child is sucked into a mirror and can't get out, multiple devilish clowns, a little girl's world disappears and leaves her alone in a ghostly setting, an endless roller coaster ride in which a child is terrified, a trip through what may be a haunted mansion complete with spiders, noises, eerie photos, screaming, and monsters.

Sexy Stuff

Teen Bratz appear sexualized in heavy makeup, spiked heels, and skimpy clothing.


The movie is a key marketing tool in the vast Bratz franchise.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that there's lots of scary stuff in Bratz: Kidz Sleepover Adventure -- a series of spooky ghost stories and tales of the girls in dangerous cartoon predicaments (i.e., haunted house, careening roller coaster, cackling clowns, and monsters). The Bratz Kids go unpunished for breaking rules and disobeying parents. There's less focus on fashion and makeup in this feature (except for the heavily made-up teen characters), but there seems to be a general disregard for younger kids' fears and most kids' expectations of stories that make sense and are clearly resolved.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byRosiecheeks July 10, 2020

You’re all too sensitive

I watched this movie so many times as a kid. It spooked me but I wasn’t traumatised for life, Jesus.
Adult Written byKarenDiogo January 30, 2020

I can't watch this without crying

Me and my husband were watching this and then the monsters showed up. I didn't know what to think until they started harassing the girl. It shook me as we... Continue reading
Teen, 15 years old Written byivare April 14, 2019

s C A R Y

this movie was scary as crap. i watched it when was around 6 or 7 and i had nightmares for weeks ! though i do remember rewatching it often, as it was thrilling... Continue reading
Teen, 15 years old Written byabby_rena September 13, 2018

Bratz kids Sleep-over Adventure

I thought this was the best movie movie I have ever seen. I am 15 and i watched it when i was younger. I still love it to this day!

What's the story?

There's a new girl in town! As a way of getting acquainted, Ginger and her parents invite the Bratz kids for a sleepover. But at bedtime, instead of going to sleep, Cloe, Jade, Yasmin, Sasha, and Megan tell Ginger scary stories. We follow each girl on an imaginary adventure designed to frighten the little girl in grand sleepover tradition. It's a night of talking dogs, a spooky amusement park, monsters, clowns, and wild rides.

Is it any good?

A few humorous situations, a funny bad-mouth "insult dog," and some off-beat, twisted non-resolutions, may appeal to older kids and teens. But for the intended audience -- toy-buying little girls -- SLEEPOVER ADVENTURES may be too scary and too sophisticated. And an underlying message is that parents are gullible, unseeing, and powerless.

Finally, the premise of making a new friend and making her feel welcome is quickly forgotten after a night of terrifying her and forcing her to disobey her family's rules. It's doubtful that Ginger would ever want to see any of these Kidz again!

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about how the Bratz kids behave at Ginger's house. How do you behave when you visit someone's home? How do you expect other kids to act when they come to your house?

  • When a new boy or girl moves into your community or your school, what are some things you can do to make him or her feel welcome? Have you ever been the new kid? How did you feel?

  • Based on these adventures, do you think the parents of the Bratz Kids should trust what the girls tell them? Why or why not? Why is it important for parents to trust their kids?

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