Parents' Guide to

Horse Crazy Too

By Brian Costello, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Lackluster Home Alone rip off with slapstick violence.

Movie NR 2010 90 minutes
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age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+

Pretty decent😝😭❤️❤️

Not bad! My kids actually put their iPads down to watch it!! We were all crying at the end. Only fault of the movie was that it didn’t have a moral. The humor was also so-so, but not outstanding. I have always taught my kids to strive to be outstanding in homeschool so this may have had a negative effect them. Nothing a little therapy can’t fix!! My favorite part when they turn the horse into SPAM. #yummy #beingamommyistough #horsegirly

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
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Is It Any Good?

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What is most disappointing about Horse Crazy Too is how there are very few scenes with horses, and none where characters are actually riding horses. While the first Horse Crazy movie had its share of bad acting, at least there was a decent amount of action and a relatively original storyline. This sequel retained the bad acting of the original, and paired it with a story very similar to Home Alone.

While this movie could have had some social relevance, as the parents were facing foreclosure of their ranch, this opportunity to create genuine empathy is ruined by the cartoonish, ludicrous portrayal of the greedy developer, who takes overacting to ridiculous levels. Some of the slapsticky moments might be enjoyable for younger kids, but for parents, such scenes are tempered by the spectacle of kids with clothespins on their nose filling balloons with horse excrement. Overall, this is a step down from the original Horse Crazy movie.

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