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Unicorn Store

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Fanciful tale about growing up has mild swearing.

Movie NR 2019 92 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 9+

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 9+

A bittersweet tale about the power of childhood dreams in an adult world

A girl grows up to find all her childhood dreams were critical in her ability to find love and happiness as an adult -- and that she never really had to let go of them at all. A touch of mild swearing and a few tense moments, but an overall positive viewing experience.

This title has:

Great messages

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (12 ):

It may be too offbeat for some and too precious for others, but Brie Larson has made the most of rainbows, unicorns, and all things bright and shiny in a film for lovers of magical tales. Acting is solid, with Mamoudou Athie standing out as the heroine's able helper and love interest. Bradley Whitford and Joan Cusack have a great time as Kit's over-the-top "conscious" parents (they run a program for young people called "Emotion Quest") and bring heart to their send-up as well. Unicorn Store, which played in the 2017 Toronto Film Festival, was finally released nearly two years later to capitalize on Larson's success in Captain Marvel. It's not a great movie, but it's a good-looking and heartfelt effort for Larson.

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