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Hercules Saves Christmas

By Brian Costello, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Some juvenile humor in subpar low-budget holiday tale.

Movie PG 2011 81 minutes
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HERCULES SAVES CHRISTMAS is not a good movie by any stretch. It isn't the worst movie out there, but the bad acting and confusing storyline overwhelm the brief glimpses of quirky creativity and silly humor the movie does have. Overall, the movie tries to do too much, squeezing in as many Christmas storylines as possible, when the central story would have been sufficient.

While there is a chance younger viewers will enjoy this movie and the wacky (if not outright bizarre) behavior of some of the adult characters, there is an equally good chance that older kids and parents will find this low-budget Christmas movie difficult to get through. While there needs to be more silly but sweet Christmas movies, this one lacked the budget and the talent to succeed.

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