Christmas in the Heartland

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Uninspired holiday family movie has drinking, bullying.

NR 2017 112 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 2 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 7+

Well played

I absolutely love this movie!! Great actors, no cussing, shows you how teenagers like to scheme an actually think they can get away with it, actors an actresses did a wonderful job. Music was great nice choices.Great movie I watch it repeatedly an I’m 58 years old. Need more movies like it. Family movies!!

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age 13+

Poor Body Messages for Girls

What struck me most (after the ridiculous premise and lack of consequences for pulling off this switch) is the way the women and girls talk about female bodies. One of the main characters says she "throws like a girl" and has to be taught how to throw a football. The rich grandmother takes food from her "granddaughter", saying "a moment on your lips, forever on your hips".

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