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Parents' Guide to

Pooh's Heffalump Movie

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Gentle story of friendship is fine for wee ones.

Movie G 2005 68 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 18+


age 4+

Beginning too scary for young kids but too boring at the same time

The beginning which is quite long, is nothing but talk of a monster that will "get them" if they go near the forest. Then just endless wondering and running around, also an obsession with getting things tied up with rope the entire movie. And some characters hang by it off a clif. A young character gets lost with no hope from it's mother. Extremely boring compared to anything else Pooh and nothing worth watching. Scary then too boring for any age. Skip this one.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7 ):
Kids say (9 ):

Small children will enjoy this gentle story of making friends. Their families will be grateful that POOH'S HEFFALUMP MOVIE is a suitable movie for younger kids and they might enjoy the pretty water-color backgrounds and a couple of funny moments. And if they take advantage of the well-under-90-minute running time for a bit of a snooze, they can be grateful for that, too.

Newcomer Kyle Stanger, who provides the voice of Lumpy the heffalump and was just five when the movie was made, is the highlight of the movie. He gives Lumpy so much personality and charm that every child will want a heffalump playmate of his own. Brenda Blethyn provides the understanding and loving voice of his mother. And be sure to stay for the credits, as the scenes of Lumpy and Roo playing are among the best in the movie.

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