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Emma's Chance

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Sincere, tween-friendly tale of teen girl and horse.

Movie PG 2016 93 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 8+

Horse sense

Great family movie, not the best production. BUT, if ya love horses, this is the movie for you!!
age 10+

This movie is awful

This movie had such potential, by its synopsis but the script is weak, the directing is lame, and the acting only marginal. Only the horses are the real stars and they're not in it long enough. I'll never recommend this movie to anyone. In fact, after enduring only 40 minutes, not even half way through, I turned it off. Do yourself a big favor...don't watch this movie.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

A teenage girl trying to find her way, a worthy cause, and beautiful horses mostly make up for what is at heart a routine story with stock characters and fully expected outcomes. Performances are fine; the production is competent all around, and knowing that the Red Bucket Equine Rescue is, in fact, a real place and the horses photographed are the ones who live there is an added bonus. Despite its lack of nuance and originality, it's a heartfelt film with some solid messages and lovely visuals -- fine for tweens and teens, the target audience.

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