The Nutcracker in 3D

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Big-screen remake of ballet is too dark for little kids.

PG 2010 110 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 10+

Cracked and nutty

A very disappointing mess of bad songs, poorly conceived characters and a bloated, unnecessarily complex and unpleasant narrative. Hardly anything like the original.
age 13+


This movie is creepy and dark. There is not enough dancing or classic nutcracker music. The songs are originals and not memorable. Only positive is funny Uncle Albert, but definitely not worth watching.

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