Too Old for Fairy Tales

Movie review by Jennifer Borget, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Spoiled gamer learns lessons in offbeat comedy; bullying.

NR 2022 106 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 5+

Cute movie with tough lessons

Not bad my 5 and 9 year old grandchildren were entertained by it. It teaches about possible loss and how scary that can be it also teaches about love and the importance of family. Overall a cute lil movie. My 9-year old said I think that was a good movie the 5-year old didn’t say anything one way or the other.

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age 7+

Well written heartwarming movie

Wonderful movie! My 9 yr old son and I loved it.

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