Santa Paws 2: Santa Pups

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

age 5+

Holiday musical with adorable puppies will amuse kids.

G 2012 88 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 3+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 3+

Surprisingly entertaining

My three and a half year old and I watched this together. His only complaint was there were a lot of songs and not a whole lot of pups. But the message was good, it moved at a good speed, it was clean, and there were positive messages. It wasn't too secular nor too religious. A perfect balance and something to watch together if you just need a little happy break.

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age 4+

Cute but not as good as The Search for Santa Paws

In 2010, Disney released the movie, The Search for Santa Paws. My little brother and sister enjoyed it very much and I did as well. We were all very excited when it was announced that they would be releasing Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups in 2012. As soon as the movie was able for purchase, I got it for my siblings as an early Christmas gift. As we began to watch it, we quickly realized that it wasn't a sequel to the first at all. They had the same little girl who played Quinn, a cute orphan with a beautiful voice, from the first movie as a different little girl, now her name was Sarah and she has just lost her mother. It was very confusing at first because it was the same girl playing a different part in the same movie franchise. The songs in this movie were not as memorable as the ones in the first and the plot had good heart and intentions but came off as very depressing for a children's film. In my opinion, if you're looking for an adorable Christmas puppy movie, I suggest watching The Search for Santa Paws.

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