Parents' Guide to

The Little Bear Movie

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Gentle tale of bear friendship has a few tense moments.

Movie G 2003 75 minutes
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age 2+

Based on 1 parent review

age 2+

Is It Any Good?

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The Little Bear Movie, based on the TV series Little Bear, is such remarkably gentle, positive programming for children that it feels like an anomaly. Fit for any preschooler, and likely to incite a little nostalgia for organic, free-range play in adults, the film is slower-paced and practically quaint in its simple desire to show the budding friendship between a civilized bear and a wild bear, and the abiding respect they foster for each other's ways of life along the way.

Kids will enjoy the sweet friendships, the silly foxes, and the outdoor adventure. Parents will like the attention paid to the dangers of the outdoors, the free-spirited play driven by imagination and a cardboard box, and the family-friendly themes.

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