The Knight Before Christmas

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Frothy holiday romcom has mild language, product placement.

NR 2019 92 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 10 reviews

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age 12+

Great Christmas movie for 12 and up

I think this would be fine for age 12 and up just due to the language in one or two scenes. I watched it twice over the holidays and enjoyed it even more than my tween. It’s not completely historically accurate, but cute nevertheless in the same genre as a Hallmark movie. They use the word douche several times and say “AF” and maybe one or two other words that are not exactly appropriate. Other than that, it is a sweet, charming and funny movie with a happy ending. I give it an 8 or a 9 and think it is a great holiday movie for 11-12 and up. It’s really cute and I would like to see a sequel to this one. No nudity (knight briefly has a towel around his waist-no big deal) and minimal profanity. The knight character is a gentleman in every sense who is respectful of women and kind to children. Vanessa H’s character is a caring teacher and aunt to her niece. It was my favorite holiday movie this season.

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age 13+

Pretty good

A tiny bit cheesy but not as cheesy as most “Christmas” movies. The knight was virtuous and gentlemanly. It was actually a pretty good movie.

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