Parents' Guide to

The Naughty List

By Brian Costello, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Cute Christmas movie has some iffy bathroom humor.

Movie PG 2013 46 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 2+

Based on 1 parent review

age 2+


Farts are good

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

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THE NAUGHTY LIST, in spite of the occasional moment of inappropriate bathroom humor, is mostly a cute and fun Christmas movie best enjoyed by young kids and anyone with a silly sense of humor. For families tired of sappy and sugarcoated holiday fare, this tale of mischievous young elves getting into trouble but eventually learning from their mistakes might be an enjoyable antidote.

The humor and the story are too juvenile for older viewers, and the gags involving flatulence might be a bit much for parents not wanting to give their younger kids iffy ideas, but the movie does impart lessons on traditional Christmas values such as selflessness and being "nice" rather than "naughty."

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