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My Little Pony: Twinkle Wish Adventure

By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Girly, cutesy, winter-themed tale of friendship.

Movie NR 2009 81 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 5+

MLP for the younger ones

A must watch for fans of older generations of MLP. Some dramatic moments despite it's cuteness factor. Lots of consumerism as it is MLP.

This title has:

Too much consumerism
age 5+

NOT suitable for very small children

My four-year-old son was frightened by the dragon and the storm, and we had to turn it off. So I think the Common Sense rating here is a little off. My son is a big fan of the 1980's movies (I particularly recommend the Rainbow parade movie for small children) so this was a disappointment.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (6 ):

If you don't mind the out-of-control girlyness -- ponies, butterflies, rainbows, flowers, balloons, pink galore -- the story is a pretty sweet tale of young-girl friendship. My Little Pony: Twinkle Wish Adventure addresses real situations that girls encounter, like being left out, getting jealous, lying, helping a friend, and making up after an argument. The story's definition of friendship is complex (relatively) and teaches that being friends is about respecting each other's similarities and differences, and being kind to one another. The ponies all seem appropriately child-like, and the mayor plays the role of the adult, who sets boundaries and manages consequences.

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