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

age 6+

Xmas comedy has predictable storylines, positive messages.

G 2019 100 minutes

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age 6+

Based on 19 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 15 reviews

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age 5+

Awesome Christmas movie!

This was fantastic for our family night!!! Oh my goodness! It’s free of drinking -Noelle tastes one, spits it out and says Sir something is wrong with your drink!- it’s free of smoking, bad language, and the storyline is really funny!!! The whole family laughed. While it isnt “Christ” related for Christmas it is about being self less and caring about others and giving more from the heart. My kids are rewatching now! Lol

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age 4+

Great holiday family movie

Yes, this movie is a bit corny/cheesy but it’s cute and wholesome - no violence, no sex, no bad language, no drugs, and no animals or ppl getting hurt. We watched it with my elderly parents and my 4 and 7yo. We all enjoyed it. It’s bit like movie Elf geared toward younger kids and with gender and Disney spin. Even though corny, it still garnered a few laughs even from adults and included a cute animatronic little reindeer that kept youngest’s interest . Is it classic? Probably not, but it’s cute, clean, enjoyable, and has a good message about Christmas as well as gender message and that girls can do what is traditionally thought of and assumed to be a male role/Job. We actually have watched this twice now and would t hesitate to watch it again

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