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My Little Pony: Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks

By Angela Zimmerman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Friendship tale has positive messages; some sinister parts.

Movie NR 2014 75 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 9 parent reviews

age 7+

You rock

Of course lot of consumerism. Some crushes. Intense music duel climax.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much consumerism
age 5+

Very Good Movie

The only problem is I don't like when Flash Sentry harasses Twilight Sparkle,and the Sirens say "idiot" but my child is 7 and we use language like "stupid" "LOL"..Best E.G. Girls movie!!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (9 ):
Kids say (38 ):

Fans of My Little Pony will love the magical Equestria Girls and will enjoy watching them work together to prevail over the villainous, witchy Dazzlings. Kids new to all things Pony will be drawn to the colorful characters, the catchy music, the sweet and enduring friendships, and the fun the girls have together, whether they're taking selfies at a sleepover, working on a new song at band practice, or strategizing about how to break The Dazzlings' evil spell.

But Rainbow Rocks isn't all eye candy and squeaky-clean fun. The Dazzlings' ability to draw power from the students' negativity, creating strife simply by tapping into the dark side of competition, may resonate with older kids who've witnessed -- or taken part in -- group bullying or seen a healthy competition go sour. But the strong friendships between the Equestria Girls -- and the tools of communication, forgiveness, and collaboration they use to work through conflicts and challenges -- provide examples of positive behavior and resolution for kids of all ages to follow, and they're ultimately where the value in this My Little Pony tale lies.

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