Christmas Inheritance

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Generic Christmas romance holds no surprises.

NR 2017 90 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 16+

Cute Christmas Movie With One Inappropriate Scene

This is a cute Christmas movie, however, the very beginning opens, quite inappropriately for a family Christmas movie, with the main character drunkenly doing cartwheels in a dress. She flashes the viewer images of her panties several times - and that's how you know this isn't a Hallmark movie, it's Netflix's version of a Christmas movie. Beyond that, it follows the tropes of traditional Christmas movies. This isn't going to win an Oscar, but most people don't watch these moves for art house quality films, and I'm always surprised at how negative and caustic some viewers are of Christmas movies. I think - if you don't like the concept of the tv Christmas movie, don't watch. And like most of these movies, small town values vs. big city values is a theme, and typical of the genre. If you don't like the concept, don't watch these movies. I agree with another viewer's assessment that the character arc of the main character is a bit shallow, the development of both her and her fiance are a bit two-dimensional, but I still found the movie enjoyable. Because of the opening scenes, I wouldn't categorize this as suitable for children or family viewing.
age 2+

Great family movie!!

Like many other Holliday romance movies, but just as good as the great ones! If you love traditional Hallmark Christmas movies, then this won’t disappoint.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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