Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie

Movie review by
Teresa Talerico, Common Sense Media
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Sweet-as-honey Halloween story with Pooh and pals.
  • G
  • 2005
  • 67 minutes
Parents recommend

Parents say

age 3+
Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 6+
Based on 4 reviews

A lot or a little?

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

Positive Messages

Overcoming fears; sticking by your friends; learning to compromise.

Positive Role Models & Representations

Characters work together to overcome fears and parents will love that the characters, at one point, use veggies and fruits for trick-or-treat goodies instead of candy!

Violence & Scariness

Roo and Lumpy are easily frightened, especially of something they call the tree of terror, but they learn that it's just their imaginations running wild.

Sexy Stuff
Language
Consumerism
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this DVD incorporates a previously aired TV cartoon, Winnie the Pooh: Boo to You Too (1996), into its story. Although the DVD has a Halloween theme, the scares are relatively mild -- a few of the worst frights include bats, crows, and a wheelbarrow full of jack-o'-lanterns that seem to come alive.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Parent of a 2 and 4 year old Written bypelotoner July 11, 2009

Not just a safe Winnie the Pooh!!!

I'm not sure CS Media even watched this one. 2/3 of the movie is just plain scary stuff. It had my 4 year old freaked out. I'm not sure if she had... Continue reading
Parent of a 4, 7, 9, and 11 year old Written byanitabaker28 November 14, 2009

great for everyone

I watched this with my kids I thought it was a very cute movie the girls also enjoyed it
Kid, 10 years old October 10, 2012

Horrible Launguage!!

The way they talk is the wrong way they talk. Can you remove this movie from Disney?
Kid, 12 years old August 25, 2014

A little scary,but great for your young who get crazy about halloween

There is a scene where lumpy thinks roo is dead because he sees his backpack hanging on a tree branch with cookies falling out of it with crows eating the cooki... Continue reading

What's the story?

After Pooh (voiced by Jim Cummings) gobbles all the trick-or-treat candy (and immediately feels remorseful, on top of having one monstrous tummy ache), Lumpy (Kyle Stanger) and best friend Roo (Jimmy Bennett) embark on a brave quest to find the dreaded Gobloon. Whoever traps him gets to make a wish, and the friends plan to wish for more sweets. But since this is Lumpy's first Halloween, he's pretty scared. To comfort him, Roo tells Lumpy the story of how Piglet (John Fiedler) overcame his own fear of Halloween. When the pair locate the Tree of Terror where the Gobloon is said to make his lair, they rig a trap, setting off a chain of events that leaves them separated and scared but still determined to save each other from harm. Throughout, the characters work together in many ways and even compromise for each other.

Is it any good?

Winnie the Pooh and the other lovable characters of the Hundred Acre Wood celebrate Halloween in POOH'S HEFFALUMP HALLOWEEN MOVIE, a delightful, sugar-coated spookfest. October 31 is the perfect night to overcome fears, especially for Piglet and now Lumpy, the timid young heffalump (an elephant-like creature) introduced in a Pooh's Heffalump Movie.

The DVD also features fun songs in which the costumed characters dance and sing "Who's Behind That Mask You're Wearing?" and "We Can Weather Whatever Comes Along." Bonus features include games such as "Trick or Re-Treat" and "Pooh's Boo! Bingo."

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about how the friends work together. How does Piglet get "un-scared" of Halloween? How do his pals help him? How do Lumpy and Roo learn to conquer their own fears?

  • How are the personalities of each character different? What does Tigger mean when he sings "If only Piglet was more like me and less like him"? Do you ever feel like that about friends?

  • Why is it important that we're all different, and how do those differences make us special?

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