My Little Pony: The Princess Promenade

Movie review by
Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
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Gentle princess tale focuses on being true to yourself.
  • G
  • 2006
  • 50 minutes

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age 3+
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A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this movie.

Educational Value

Viewers will learn about some of the steps and care required for gardening and putting on a parade as well as the decisions princesses must make.

Positive Messages

My Little Pony: Princess Promenade offers positive messages about teamwork, helping others, the importance of valuing yourself, and how to make good decisions.

Positive Role Models & Representations

Characters are good-hearted, well-intentioned, and loyal. Wysteria works not only to be good at being a princess but also to stay true to her friends by helping them -- and true to herself by still doing the things she likes to do.

Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff
Language
Consumerism

The My Little Pony brand offers an immensely collectible line of dolls and accessories that are widely available.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that My Little Pony: The Princess Promenade is a short film about pony Wysteria becoming a princess. Though she enjoys being a princess and must learn to make choices and delegate tasks, she struggles to be true to herself. In the end, she finds a resolution that honors both possibilities. Although there are positives messages about friendship and loyalty here, it's a pro-princess endeavor all around.

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Kid, 12 years old March 15, 2015

Sweet movie

My Little Pony The Princess promenade is a sweet film about becoming a princess.But it's a squeaky clean movie with a message.I would say 4 or 5 stars inst... Continue reading
Teen, 14 years old Written bySuika999 March 11, 2018

Adorable and perfect!

No scary scenes whatsoever, lots of fun songs, and adorable ponies!

What's the story?

When Wysteria meets a newly awakened dragon, Spike in MY LITTLE PONY: THE PRINCESS PROMENADE, he makes her a princess, and she thinks her dreams have come true. But soon she learns being a princess is not as easy as she thought, and with it comes losing some of the things she loved about being a pony. With the help of the Breezies, and in preparation for the princess promenade, Wysteria must learn to reconcile being a princess with being herself.

Is it any good?

This won't satisfy parents of kids in a princess-free household, but for parents whose little ones can't be deterred from the dream of royalty, there is some great food for thought here. What does being a princess really mean? What are some of the important skills a princess should have, such as delegation and the ability to make hard choices? How can a princess use her powers for good and to help those she loves instead of only helping herself? There are some nice ideas in My Little Pony: The Princess Promenade about what it means to be beautiful inside and, ultimately, a pro-sharing and pro-caring message that can temper the frills. 

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about what it would really be like to be a princess. Do you think My Little Pony: The Princess Promenade makes it look fun? Why, or why not?

  • If you were a princess, would you still want to do work and help your friends? Why, or why not?

  • Do you think Wysteria did the right thing in the end by making everyone a princess? What did she learn about being a princess?

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