It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie

Movie review by Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Classic story retold in funny, touching Muppet romp.

PG 2002 90 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 18+

Negative stereotypes and dark imagery

homophobic jokes, negative representations of minorities, fat shaming, dark scenes taking places in bars with drinking and cage dancing. Asian Americans are presented primarily as stereotypes: overly sexualized women, bumbling men in servant roles. If that’s not enough, it’s filled with B-list actors no one pays attention to anymore. Highly regret watching this film. The older muppets films are actually better somehow. Had to turn it into a learning exercise about critically questioning the media you watch, in hopes that my children don’t internalize all the negative messages coded in this film.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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