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Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Linus' blanket attachment is focus of this Peanuts caper.

Movie NR 2011 44 minutes
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age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 9+

Charlie Brown Movie featuring Linus is a real "SMASH" (literally)

After watching this 45 minute feature, I must say that I was more than disappointed. To sum it up, Lucy tries to convince Linus to give up his blanket before his grandma gets back, and she spends the entire movie bullying Linus and being rude to her crush, Schroeder. Characters lie and deceive each other, call each other names, and constantly smack each other. The movie is so over-the-top repetitive, and the way the characters talk and behave in this movie is awful. If CSM had a 0 star, that's what this would get. 0/5.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 16+

This title has:

Great messages

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (2 ):

Classic Peanuts fun makes this movie enjoyable for young viewers. The characters are as unique as they've always been: Lucy is crabby, Linus is a mellow guy when his blanket is around, Schroeder is focused on his piano, and Charlie Brown is a helpful pal, but he's no knight in shining armor.

Parents who are worried about older siblings picking up some bullying behavior might keep an eye out for Lucy who does not hold back on insults, threats and bonks on the head -- Peanuts fans will know what to expect. Though it's not a stellar an example of great Peanuts fare, it's a decent addition to the pantheon.

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