Harriet the Spy

Movie review by M. Faust, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Book-based movie has some bullying, name-calling.

PG 1997 101 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 10 reviews

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age 9+

Film on Self Discovery and Accountability

This movie is often overlooked for it’s compelling messages on what it means to be a true friend and to hold oneself accountable for wrongs committed against friends. It also highlights the fact that secrets and gossip don’t tend to help us and can easily get out of hand. That we should let our ambitions outweigh our ability to connect to others and understanding that most people have motives outside of what they show on the surface, dig deep and learn deeper.

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age 6+

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