It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Movie review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

Halloween isn't complete without this classic.

NR 2000 25 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 4+

Based on 33 reviews

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age 18+

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh scary

age 10+

Horrible bullying and domestic violence

Unfortunately watched this with my young kids after not seeing it in years and remembering it as a “classic” family-friendly movie. Two of the human main characters are bullied, mocked, and called names (“stupid” and “blockhead”) by peers. One is the victim of a violent prank, and the other is physically assaulted by manual strangulation by an older sibling. Casual animal abuse in the home is also depicted, as well as a scene in which an animal is in a aerial firefight and is nearly hit by a barrage of machine gun fire. My four year old was very disturbed and kept asking if the animal would be safe. Absolutely do not recommend.

This title has:

Too much violence

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