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You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

By Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

A toe-tapping song-fest for the whole family.

Movie NR 1985 48 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 18+

My man Charlie got a number one victory royal in this movie

Nice bro
age 4+

Not so great

I rented this for my 3 year old to watch. The characters are very mean and petty, and my daughter didn't much like the negativity either.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7):
Kids say (3):

It's not surprising that every small theatre group from Maine to Mississippi has put on the stage version of this delightful show. One of the most widely performed musicals of all time, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown is rife with memorable songs and lots of funny scenes that bring the Peanuts gang's quirks and characteristics to center stage. Clark Gesner's lyrics and music are a good match to Charles Schultz's simply drawn yet expressive images. The voice actors used here are a good match to Charlie Brown and friends, with the jarring exception of Snoopy.

The beagle speaks for the first time, and it's hard to imagine what sort of voice kids will expect from him. An 8-year-old Snoopy fan was initially disturbed by the rather manly voice emerging from the beagle, but he quickly got used to this odd choice and enjoyed the rest of the video.

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