Journey to the Christmas Star

Movie review by Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Norwegian holiday fairy tale is fanciful, a little scary.

G 2012 80 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 1 review

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age 7+

A great Christmas adventure

This is a wonderful movie that we enjoyed with our 7 year old daughter. The story, costumes and production were all very well done. This is definitely going to be one of our family holiday favorites.

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age 7+

Good Storyline; Nice Christmas Fairy-tale

I enjoyed The Journey to the Christmas Star. It had a good storyline, and it was cool to see a fairy-tale set at Christmas time. It's more suited to younger audiences- maybe 6 or 7 -13. The graphics were good. I was disappointed that there weren't as many details as I thought there would be; it had a good storyline, but I felt it was more a skeleton or outline of a story, than a full story. Perhaps that was due to the movie being dubbed in English; it was obvious from the beginning that it was originally filmed in another language (Norwegian). If I'd seen it in Norwegian, I probably would have given it 4 stars. Again, more for younger audiences, but I enjoyed the story.

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