Klaus

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Santa origin story is a sweet reminder of generosity.

PG 2019 98 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 34 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 29 reviews

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age 5+

Wonderful

This is a beautiful story, which shows a pompous, arrogant man turn into a wonderful, caring person. If you don't smile while watching this you have no soul. My family and I watch it every year and we love it. It really warms your heart especially when *SPOILER* Jesper and Alva start to fall in love, and it's a really cute movie that makes you grin and just feel happy. WATCH THIS 100%

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age 8+

Great Christmas Movie

Really loved this story, great characters, beautiful animation, heartwarming. It's now on our yearly watch list!

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