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The Gold Retrievers

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Kids might enjoy the silly humor, but it's pretty charmless.

Movie NR 2010 88 minutes
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It's a fair bet that lots of kids will like this movie. It's meant to appeal to youngsters who like to laugh at silly bad guys falling down, stepping into traps, calling each other names, and behaving moronically. (Steve Guttenberg and Curtis Armstrong couldn't get any broader or more ridiculous.) And the prospect of children finding a treasure and saving the family is always fun.

Despite that, it's hard to recommend this amateurish effort. The film has one-dimensional characters, a sketchy plot, and is missing three basic elements that make a family movie successful -- logic, wit, and charm.

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