A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this movie.
Some positive themes of courage, kindness, friendship, and teamwork.
Positive Role Models
Snow White displays kindness and courage. She also forgives the Queen for the tricks she played on Snow White and her friends. The Prince uses wit to escape from his trap. One of Snow White's friends adds soap to the Queen's cauldron to mess up her spell.
Nearly all White cast with both male and female characters as leads and supporting characters. The Queen is Black.
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Violence & Scariness
Two palace guards are head-butted together and momentarily pass out as others sneak by. The Prince is tied up with magical vines. Snow White falls asleep when she bites into a poisoned apple. People run from a rolling boulder but it's more silly than scary.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
The Prince kisses Snow White to wake her up from her sleep.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Snow White's Christmas Adventure is a live-action retelling of the classic fairy tale with a new twist. In this version, it's Christmastime and Snow White and The Prince are excited to celebrate together. But meeting up is a challenge with the Queen meddling in their plans. There are brief moments of peril when a boulder rolls down a hill, chasing Snow White and her friends, but no one ever appears to be in real danger. Two palace guards are head-butted together and momentarily pass out as others sneak by. The Prince is tied up with magical vines. Snow White falls asleep when she bites into a poisoned apple. The Prince kisses Snow White to wake her up from her sleep. Some positive messages about friendship, courage, looking out for your friends, and being kind to others who may be lonely. To stay in the loop on more movies like this, you can sign up for weekly Family Movie Night emails.
Is It Any Good?
While Snow White's Christmas Adventure may not be the most exciting addition to the holiday movie lineup, its magic lies in its simplicity and festive spirit. The film, a live-action retelling of the classic fairy tale, embraces the holiday season as Snow White and her Prince navigate spells orchestrated by the conniving Queen. The movie takes its time to unfold, which might be a downside for those seeking a more fast-paced and lively storyline. Moments of suspense, like a boulder chase, add brief excitement, but overall, the pace crawls along. However, it could be considered a positive for families looking for a cozy, laid-back watch during the holiday season.
Worth noting is the modern twist on the traditional "true love's kiss," making the relationship between Snow White and the Prince more relatable and consensual. Despite its slow build, the movie delivers a heartwarming message about kindness and inclusion, especially when Snow White's invites the Queen to join in their Christmas celebration. Snow White's Christmas Adventure might not be a cinematic masterpiece, but it offers a tolerable, festive option for a holiday movie night.
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