Get Santa

Movie review by Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

British Christmas comedy has rude humor, some mature themes.

PG 2014 102 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 18+

Based on 1 review

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age 5+

Both Kids (6 & 8) Enjoyed It

My biggest concern with Xmas movies with kids my age is whether or not they will spoil the whole 'does santa exist' question. There is a bit of this in this movie (but nothing like others such as the Polar Express). Thankfully, its VERY CLEAR from the beginning that SANTA IS REAL and that adults are the one's who have it mixed up if they 'don't believe' anymore. I don't understand other parents fears here. Yes, there are chase scenes and breaking out of prison etc. but its ALL IN FUN. And its VERY CLEAR that the 'naughty' things that are being done are being done for the greater good of 'SAVING CHRISTMAS'! I have a son who has questioned the existence of Santa several times in the past. This movie didn't trigger him or get him to ask or question Santa. That to me is the litmus test. There is also enough action to keep a 6 (almost 7) and 8 year old entertained. There were some slow parts (with more adult-oriented discussion) that lost my kids interest here and there, but more or less they quite enjoyed it - especially the farting reindeer! Of course. So for kids I recommend this movie. And it was reasonably entertaining for adults too. Nothing like It's a Wonderful Life for sure, but an entertiaining and fun movie for everyone. Certainly better than I was expecting based on the other reveiws here.
age 14+

Should be rated 14+

This film contains, Prison, theft, child endangerment, intimidation, probation services, animal neglect, fighting scenes (including shadow fighting in prison) and car chases with police. Using words like "bugger" and "wretch" to insult someone.

This title has:

Too much violence

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