Parents' Guide to

The Legend of Hallowaiian

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Animated tale mixes mild scariness with Hawaiian lore.

Movie PG 2018 82 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 2+

Based on 1 parent review

age 2+

Possibly My Least Favorite Movie

This movie is best described as painful. None of the plot is interesting. None of the jokes are funny. None of the characters are likable. None of the animation is even decent. Sure, it may be appropriate for every audience, but it’s just so terrible that showing it to your kids will give them a terrible taste in movies. If I could give this 0 stars, trust me, I would.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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This movie tells a simple and fairly satisfying story that will probably be absorbing for younger kids, but those same children may find Pineapple Head a scary and angry villain. It's unfortunate that his presence may prove too frightening for The Legend of Hallowaiian's most natural, youngest audience. What may appeal to kids, though, is Kai's transformation from rebellious naysayer who lies and disrespects his elders to someone able to learn from his mistakes and able to apologize when he's wrong. The idea that kids can sometimes save the day may also be appealing to younger audiences.

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