Parents' Guide to

Storm Rider

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Horse drama deals with heavy themes of family separation.

Movie PG 2022 90 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 13+

Storm TV Show Review by Tucker Martin

Violence (3/5): Comic book action. Romance (2/5): A few kisses and references to "butt nudity." Language (3/5): Infrequent use of language and variations on "d--k": "d--k," "d--kwad," "d--kstick," and "d--ksplash," plus "s--t," "goddamn," "bastards," "butt," "a--hole," "bulls--t," and one "f--k."
age 13+

Storm TV Show Review by Tucker Martin

Violence (3/5): Comic book action. Romance (2/5): A few kisses and references to "butt nudity." Language (3/5): Infrequent use of language and variations on "d--k": "d--k," "d--kwad," "d--kstick," and "d--ksplash," plus "s--t," "goddamn," "bastards," "butt," "a--hole," "bulls--t," and one "f--k."

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4):
Kids say (1):

STORM RIDER is a heartfelt drama set in an idyllic, rustic backdrop that explores family struggles through a strong-willed female lead character. It shows positive mentoring and strong messages about family, loyalty, and perseverance. Unfortunately, the overwrought score means it's exceptionally heavy-handed, even when it doesn't have to be, which gives it a sentimentality that drips with every turn. Plus, the imprisoned father and separated family give this an overall heavy theme. Kids will appreciate the horse- and mule-training and the countryside, and parents can appreciate the positive depictions of outdoor activities, goal-setting, honoring commitments, and the way families can recombine in adversity for the better.

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