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Parents' Guide to

The Little Rascals Save the Day

By Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Little Rascals update is a silly, awful mess of a comedy.

Movie PG 2014 98 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 8+

I watched immediately following the 1994 remake and was shocked at how much WORSE the acting was in the newest version. I found it in bad taste that in the "fight" scene they had a little girl acting as a "ring girl" walking through the ring, holding up the round number while wearing a leotard type outfit. Did we really need to make reference to the scantily clad women that men like to ogle during professional fights using a little girls?

age 6+

My kids love this movie.

My 9 and 6 year olds like this movie. It is fun for all of us to watch. Not sure why it only has a 1 star rating.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (4 ):

If you want to see a movie about kids who band together to save the day, there are far better, far funnier examples than this straight-to-DVD mess. Usually there are redeeming qualities to a family film that might make some of the eye-rolling aspects of a kiddie flick worth it to see your children laugh, smile, or learn something (think of obnoxiously realistic Caillou, for example); not so with this new Little Rascals installment, which is seriously a waste of time for both parents and kids. The acting is terrible -- the veteran adults look like they're reading cue cards, and the kid actors are overacting so much there's not a genuine emotion in the entire movie. This version makes the 1994 remake (itself only slightly better than decent) look like a masterpiece of family filmmaking by comparison.

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