Playmobil: The Movie

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Bland and unoriginal but may still amuse young kids.

PG 2019 99 minutes

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 19 reviews

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age 2+

So bad we blocked it.

This movie was so awful that we blocked it from our TV for good. No Garfield, no Curious George, no Shrek, no Vector, no Simba, and no WALL.E! Even Space Jam 2 is better than this trash.
age 5+

Wholesome movie

I feel like this movie gets a lot of hate just because it doesn't have sarcasm and adult humor in it, like many other so-called kids movies these days. This is a good movie. There are a few things I didn't like, the almost swears, "son of a..." and "Oh my..." and the colloseum death of a Playmobil character (it is not shown). But the songs are really good, it's a musical. The plot line is developed. The bad guy is easy to hate. The main and supporting characters are easy to like and cheer for and fun to watch. There is a lot of great humor and laughing moments for all ages, not just little kids. Yes, mom and dad die at the beginning of the movie (who we never get to meet by the way, the focus is entirely on brother and sisters relationship), but I felt it was a necessary part of the plot. What else would have changed the sister so dramatically? I wasn't expecting much from this movie, because of all the poor critic reviews, but found it to be quite delightful, showing that once again, if a movie is wholesome today's critics will often say it is no good or dated. Family movies that are wholesome and entertaining are very much appreciated in this household. Thank you to Playmobil and the makers of this movie!

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