Spirit Untamed

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

age 8+

So-so story, strong girls in upbeat horse adventure; peril.

PG 2021 88 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 9 reviews

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age 7+

Maybe not the original Spirit, but still SUPER-CUUUTE! :)

It may not be exactly like the original Spirit movie, but it is still super-cute! If you have watched the Netflix-show Spirit Riding Free, you probably know what to expect. It's from that spin-off show that this movie mostly takes it's inspiration from, with a minor change of the roles of Lucky's dad and Aunt Corra. And that the design of the characters is also a little different, but fans will still recognise them. Also, the school characters isn't here in this version. In short, this movie is like an alternative version of the first episode of that show. Anyway, back to the review: Lucky is a girl who travels to Miradero together with aunt Corra, to reunite with her father. There she meets this horse Spirit, and together she is pretty much finding who she is and is connecting to her roots, since her mother was a great rider. Honestly, I absolutely adored this movie! I watched it in cinemas when it first came out. And later I rented it and now I have it on DVD. I think this is a sweet and innocent kids movie, and I love movies like that, not all movies need to be super-advanced to be good. It's nicely animated, has a beautiful soundtrack and is overall very innocent, but still empowering for young girls. Have watched it quite a few times now and listened to the songs repeatedly (pretty much like with the LEAP-movie), so I defenitely recommend this for your kids! It may be a little different from what Dreamworks usually makes, and maybe not all Spirit fans will have it, but it's still a nice film with great role models for kids and a nice atmosphere to it. A childhood must have!! :)

This title has:

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age 3+

Surprisingly entertaining

Given all the poor reviews, i was surprised by how much we enjoyed this. Lots of laughs, plenty of adventure.

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