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The3Tails Movie: A Mermaid Adventure

By Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

YouTube stars' feature film has suspense, product tie-ins.

Movie G 2015 61 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 5+


this is not worth your time. I cant believe it’s 4.5 stars on Netflix. If you want home made movies with bad acting, then feel free to watch this. otherwise, this was very cringy.
age 8+


This movie looked like it was made with imovie. Every time a person talked they zommed into their face. At first I had thought it was a class project because of the horrible acting. I do not recomend this movie at all! At parts it didnt even make sense. Dont waste your time watching this.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (5 ):

Though fans of the 3Tails YouTube series may be excited to see more of these finned friends, viewers who haven't seen the series will probably be left floundering. There are characters who are never explained (it's assumed we know who they are), dangling plot points, and mysteries that never seem to be solved. There's also some painfully amateur effects and acting. It's admirable that a group of young teens -- and their parents -- created a YouTube series, a product company, and now a full-length movie, but unfortunately, it doesn't make for very good cinema.

Ocean lovers will no doubt enjoy the beautiful shots of sea life, and mermaid fans will love seeing the girls swim through pristine waters. But only die-hard fans of the show will probably enjoy this movie, and parents may not be too thrilled about the available product tie-ins.

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