Parents' Guide to

Pup Star: World Tour

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Slapstick action and humor in musical talking-dog sequel.

Movie G 2018 87 minutes
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age 3+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 2+

Just as bad as it’s successor!!!

Pup Star World is just as crappy and trash filled as Puppy Star Christmas!!! I am not clowning around when I say this. The character Julio was made to look like a “bad dog” when we the audience saw what had happened in the beginning when he was forced into Bark’s plot in the first place. Due to this, along with it’s successor as well as the first two films, Pup Star World Tour was officially removed from my library of digitally purchased streaming media and is now deemed unworthy of being any part of it. The Canadian producers Robert (Crapert) Vince and Anne McRoberts have total dog entertainment junkies with this sort of crap after the original Air Bud and Air Buddies film series beginning with especially Monkey Up. So do not watch any of the entertainment from Vince after these series. I will heed you. They will ruin your judgment for other true family films.
age 2+



Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (3 ):

Lots of slapstick humor and pratfalls, kid-friendly suspense, bouncy music, and "internationally quirky" talking dogs help this sequel rise a bit above its predecessors. Talking dogs get old quickly in movies like this, but singing dogs -- especially given the wide range of tunes and voices here -- keep this movie fresh. Pup Star: World Tour has just enough energy, campy humor, puns, and canine heroism to keep audiences engaged. And "One pack, one voice, one world" delivers its message about the universality of music, albeit not very subtly. As expected, the buffoonish bad guy is laughably over-the-top every moment he's on-screen, and the exaggerated but gallant Latina housekeeper is a stereotype, but even those characters will evoke laughs, especially for primary-grade kids who are OK with pretend violence.

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