Monster High: The Movie

Movie review by Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Live-action monster teens face peril, appreciate diversity.

NR 2022 88 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 7 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 10+

It's NOT Monster High

You want an honest opinion from someone that grew up on the franchise and actually watched the movie and didn't bring it up just for their child. ... ... It's NOT Monster High. This reminds me A LOT of the zombie movies, (no offence to them I actually kind of like them). This isn't a Monster High movie, this is just a monster high school movie with stolen characters, used to revive a dying brand after they cheaped out on the dolls and realised it was a mistake. I reckon it'd be an alright movie if they didn't try to make it what it's not. I would LOVE to see a real Monster High Live action, with accurate characters and story lines. It's sad to know Mattel would give up then sell out on such an amazing brand with an amazing message of inclusivity and acceptance. This movie could have been amazing, but they failed to talk to the community and failed to create what the franchise truly deserved.
3 people found this helpful.
age 7+

LOVE IT! Crowd Pleaser With Great Messages and Super Catchy Tunes

Fantastic film! The whole family loved it -- my 8 year old, 12 year old, a couple 30-40 somthing parents and even the grandparents! The music, the characters, the relationships, and the theme are all so fun and they teach a lot of great lessons. I read reviews first and noticed most bad reviews are from prior Monster High fans that say these characters are different from the old but we had no clue about that and are new Monster High lovers!! You know it's good when I've watched it with my kids 3x and am not yet annoyed by the non-stop songs on repeat on our Sonos. lol

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
1 person found this helpful.

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