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Magic Gift of the Snowman

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Christmas tale uplifting and sweet but has heavy premise.

Movie NR 2003 47 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 2+

Based on 1 parent review

age 2+

Good for everyone

I really enjoyed watching this with my kids. Has action, magic, comedy. Love the snowman's voice. Sounds like 1990s Gambit from X-men. I'll watch it again with the kids.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

MAGIC GIFT OF THE SNOWMAN has a pretty intense premise: A young boy's sister is dying of an unspecified illness. But the film isn't fixated there and, instead, spends its time showing her brother's valiant efforts to care for her, get her to rest, and cheer her up.

For kids who enjoy snowmen and Christmas cheer, it's an entertaining-enough short film. For parents who are comfortable with the premise of illness and the promise of positive thinking trumping disease, it offers some sweet lessons about sibling love, caring, and the importance of attitude.

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