Parents' Guide to

My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic: Royal Pony Wedding

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Sweet story has happy messages but a bit of conflict, too.

Movie NR 2012 120 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 5+

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much consumerism
age 12+

Not appropriate and scary

This is just.. terrible. Parent please do not let your children watch this apparently there were creepy things called, “Changlings” and they may scare young kids like 4 or 5 year olds also what I appeared to see was a sex scene, it’s the part where twilight sneaks in on princess candence and shining armor and princess candence appears to be on top of shining armor demanding him and hypnotized him. Parents, this is a bad influence for kids.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6):
Kids say (25):

Even if your kids aren't up to speed on the characters and their relationships, they'll easily settle in to the magical land of Equestria and come to love its colorful, jovial residents. Royal Pony Wedding is the culmination of two seasons of the popular TV series My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic. It's tempting to presume the movie is just for the very young, based on its recognizable Hasbro-inspired characters, but in fact there's a lot of humor and some more mature themes that are designed to entertain older kids and, to some degree, even adults.

As with the TV series, this story pulls double-duty as entertainment and an illustrator of life lessons that have value for kids of all ages, this time centering on perseverance and self-reliance in the face of adversity. Twilight's experiences teach her a lot about respecting others' needs and accepting change, and she becomes a better sister and friend because of it. There are some tense moments during a face-off between the Canterlot clan and an army of imposters, so take some precaution in sharing it with very young kids.

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