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Parents' Guide to

The Proud Family Movie

By Nancy Davis Kho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Weird plot propelled by wacky Proud TV family.

Movie G 2005 91 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+


this movie does hold moral content that parents may want to discuss about sexual coming of age and teen girls finding their place in the world while still learning to maintain respect of self and family.

This title has:

Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (5 ):

Based on the TV series of the same name, THE PROUD FAMILY MOVIE wins points for its depiction of a close-knit African-American family comprised of original and very funny characters. However, the plot of this movie, which includes cloned talking peanuts and a secret Kicking Donkey Stabilizing sauce, is so strange, and parts of the film are so slow moving, that the viewer may prefer to watch the shorter and pithier TV episodes.

One of the funniest bits is the evolving character traits of the cloned Proud family, as the alterna-Trudy turns into a bad ghetto stereotype, Suga Mama speaks only in Spanish, and faux Oscar develops an obsession with hot dogs. The dialogue is undeniably fast-paced and funny, and the rap music is an authentic soundtrack to a world that revolves around a 16-year-old girl. Still, the movie is light on substance.

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