Jingle All the Way

Movie review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 3+

Heartwarming holiday tale has strong marketing tie-ins.

NR 2011 22 minutes

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 2+

Based on 1 review

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age 3+

I'll say it again...Utter Sweetness!

I wrote a review of the other "Jingle" film, and this one is nearly as perfect. (One scene felt manipulative--like, let's give the kiddies a gratuitous scare/jolt--very annoying and dumb; the scary person winds up being sweet after all, but in a confusing way--the only bad choice in this otherwise fun and lovely film.)

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age 4+

A heartwarming family tale...

This is the kinda stuff that we need more of on TV, not the mainstream junk people are filtering in nowadays. Jingle All the Way is a heartwarming tale about a boy and a dog, who, through a chance of fate, are drawn together by an unbreakable bond. The titular character is a faithful young boy, who stops at nothing to save his new friend and find him a good home. My only complaint would be the narration, as it was a little too "documentary" for a children's television special, but all-in-all, Jingle All the Way is a masterpiece and is perfect for the whole family.

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