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Marry Me for Christmas

By Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Boring made-for-TV romcom has dated messages, stereotypes.

Movie NR 2015 90 minutes
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age 15+

Based on 1 parent review

age 15+

My New Favorite Christmas Series!

I enjoyed Marry Me For Christmas so much that I watched the other 3 movies in this series! A family that loves one another, who comes together every Christmas, continuing and creating new traditions, made my heart feel good. A movie that represents a positive black family, that’s living their best lives!

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Is It Any Good?

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Although it has a few mildly funny moments, there are too many dangling plot points, clichés, and stereotypes to make this a memorable Christmas film. There are too many relationship tangles in the midst of Merry Me for Christmas, making it hard to know what to focus on or whom to root for. And despite the abundance of characters and plot twists, the dialogue mostly focuses on Marci insisting on how much work she has to do and her family's insistence that she forget about work and start making babies. It feels lame and dated and probably isn't a message most parents want to share, though most tweens and teens would probably be too bored to stick with this movie anyway.

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