Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo

  • Review Date: August 10, 2005
  • Rated: G
  • Genre: Family and Kids
  • Release Year: 2005
  • Running Time: 65 minutes

Common Sense Media says

Little kids will enjoy this Easter tale.
  • Review Date: August 10, 2005
  • Rated: G
  • Genre: Family and Kids
  • Release Year: 2005
  • Running Time: 65 minutes

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What parents need to know

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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that there's nothing offensive about this film, though it is essentially one long celebration of secular Easter. If your family doesn't celebrate Easter (or doesn't celebrate it with an egg hunt and bunny ears), this may not be the movie for you.

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What's the story?

Most people probably feel that there have been enough reinterpretations of Dickens' A Christmas Carol to last all of us many, many lifetimes. But the good folks at Disney must disagree because they've made this Easter story into yet another tale of past, present, and future, complete with redemptive ending. Standing in for Scrooge this time is Rabbit, who has decided that Easter will be replaced with Spring Cleaning Day. His pals from the Hundred Acre Wood are heartbroken, and led by little Roo, they go about helping Rabbit to see the error of his ways.

Is it any good?

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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.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about why they like stories about Winnie the Pooh and his friends.

Movie details

Theatrical release date:January 4, 2005
DVD release date:January 4, 2005
Cast:Jim Cummings, Jimmy Bennett, Ken Sansom
Director:Saul Andrew Blinkoff
Studio:Walt Disney Pictures
Genre:Family and Kids
Topics:Book characters, Friendship, Holidays, Wild animals
Run time:65 minutes
MPAA rating:G
MPAA explanation:all audiences

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Kid, 8 years old July 2, 2011
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2+ ,movie

very good movie
Parent Written byT Dv August 5, 2010
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Rabbit is extra-grouchy, but this is still a cute movie

It's not about "springtime." It is about Easter, which is different. So if you don't celebrate Easter, skip this movie. Rabbit is especially grouchy and sad in this movie. If your child is upset by this sort of thing, be wary.
Adult Written bybethlthomson April 9, 2008
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Cute

This Movie is really cute my daught loves this movie we rent it from netflixs & she loved it.

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