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By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Bizarre animated tale about bullying is creepy, suspenseful.

Movie PG 2013 80 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 2+

So childish and hard to make

I used to make videos on this app and they were really terrible.
age 2+

He was very pleased, just like we had hoped

Is It Any Good?

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

WORMS ought to be perfectly serviceable, but something feels off in this Brazilian animated story. The plot is that a worm that doesn't fit in learns how to build confidence by facing some fears and makes great friends in the process. The stop-motion animation looks pretty good; some of the weird, creepy bugs are strangely reminiscent of the characters in Beetlejuice's purgatory world. But that also makes them decidedly creepy for kids. And with a stilted delivery and strangely wooden affectation, these characters just don't land, and those ultimately positive messages are buried under what might be off-putting or even scary for lots of kids.

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