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Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo

By Sarah Wenk, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Little kids will enjoy this Easter tale.

Movie G 2005 65 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 4+

Okay, but will scare some kids.

This movie is a cute Easter celebration movie. The only problem is that the animation is rushed and bad, and Rabbit may scare some kids because he is EXTREMELY grouchy. SPOILER : At the end of the movie he cheers up, but throughout the movie he is angry.

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age 4+

Made my daughter cry

Rabbit is not just "grouchy." Toward the end he gets positively scary. This movie is a parody of Dickens' A Christmas Carol. You know, with the ghosts and nightmares? My daughter is 2.5 and very sensitive, so take my review with that in mind. She cried hard. I felt bad for showing this to her. Oh, it's also all about Easter, but only from a secular perspective (eggs and bunnies, not resurrection and new life).

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (4 ):

WINNIE THE POOH: SPRINGTIME WITH ROO is harmless, colorful, and cute, with some songs and some silliness and some moments designed to tug your heartstrings. Ultimately how much you enjoy this story will depend on how you feel about Easter and how you feel about the Disney version of Pooh. If you love them both, this is a winner. If you're an A.A. Milne fan, you might be happier re-reading one of the books.

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