The Holiday Calendar

Movie review by Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Warm holiday romance is cute but predictable.

NR 2018 95 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 10+

Some issues not mentioned in Commonsense review

In the first half hour of the movie, I was surprised by some elements which were not mentioned in the review. The movie repeatedly mentions "murder" - referring to a character as an "ax murderer" jokingly for cutting down a Christmas tree, and when asked if she wants to see a popular Christmas movie, the main character mentions the title of a horror movie with Silent Night in the title. The main character refers to the calendar as "haunted". The Commonsense review refers only to language such as "stupid". However I'm the first 10 min of the movie, the word "hell" is used. When commenting that she doesn't have any children yet, the main character says "I haven't made any yet". My daughter is very sensitive and after a half hour, I'm concerned that we may have to choose another movie.
age 8+

Great to watch with daughters

A sweet holiday themed rom-com. One of the best that Netflix dropped this season. It had a little magic, a lot of heart and themes of friendship and family.

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