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Parents' Guide to

Sabrina: Magic of the Red Rose

By Jennifer Borget, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Four-part movie with dark themes, magical teenage drama.

Movie NR 2015 88 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

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Based on 1 parent review

age 3+

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Earlier versions of this character have been charming, but this movie was pieced together using four episodes from the Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch series, which is darker and more devious. Even without prior knowledge of the series, viewers can quickly catch on to the obnoxious villains determined to work against Sabrina. But the villains aren't the only characters who make mistakes. Sabrina herself seems more concerned about her crush than problem solving. And when events fall back into place at the end, there's usually a lack of consequence for the actions that put them there. Although, spoiler alert!, in one instance, Shinji faces the consequence for stealing a baby dragon: His mother abandons him with the mother dragon.

Though the show is exciting and colorful and offers some name recognition, it deserves careful consideration for children.

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