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Johnny Tsunami

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I thought that this movie was enjoyable and one that many children could definitely relate to. I think that it is a movie that has some very good advice about being your own person. Some of this advice could be detrimental in that it sort of promotes this boy to snowboard and not do his homework like his dad wants him to do. But all in all this movie has pretty good issues behind it and I liked it except for some of the rediculous slang used by the kids.

Toy Story

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I thought that this was a very delightful and unique story. I really liked how they included many toys that children actually play with and even some that their parents may have played with. This helps parents relate to a movie that is made a little more for their children. I thought the story was good and the graphics were also good. I think that many movies have imitated this sort of new wave children's movie since this one came out.

Kindergarten Cop

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I thought that this movie at first seems like it is not going to be a family kind of movie at all because Arnold is chasing a man down with a gun. But what you come to find is that this is a sweet movie about a cop who is working undercover and falls in love with the people that he is trying to protect. This is not a very original idea but the movie isn't a complete failure. Arnold is the perfect man to play this role and it shows the lighter side of him that has been since used much more often.

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The Muppets Take Manhatten

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This is probably my favorite of any of the muppet movies. I think that the diversity of the characters in the muppets makes them such a success. What better place for this group of animals to go the the fast pace New York life. They go to try to do a broadway show and the adventure goes many places from there as all of the muppets get to New York and all have their own sort of adventures and personality changes. A really fun musical type muppet comedy that all kids can love.

Captain Ron

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I thought this movie was a cute family movie. It is along the lines of a Christmas Vacation movie minus some of the good comedy. I thought that Martin Short would be a lot funnier instead of Kurt Russell sort of being the one bringing most of the comedy. This movie has a good happy ending and brings together the whole family. This movie is nothing special and is nothing more than a movie you watch because you are bored. Overall Rating: 3.9

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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This is one of the Disney Classics and one that is not really one of my favorites. The Dwarfs sort of make the movie OK but Snow White is a pretty boring character that I don't think that kids can relate to very much. I think that the witch can be sort of scary to little kids and the witch brings Walt Disney's magic into this movie. But what much can you criticize about a classic. People must like it for something because it has been watched by children for years and years.

Mary Poppins

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This is a great story for children because it is about a cheerful nanny who brings such love and joy to a family with her cheerful songs and her loving spirit. This movie is good because it shows kids not to hate having a babysitter and that sometimes they can be better than even their own parents. Of course Walt Disney adds his magical twist of having Mary Poppins come flying in from her umbrella from up in the sky.

Spy Kids

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I thought that this movie was very good. I thought that it would be a little too geared towards younger kids going into the movie. I thought that it was the kind of movie that a parent would not be totally bored with as they were watching it with their kids. It is a little funny and in some ways almost has a sort of a Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory feel to it. It is sort of a fantasy but the kind of fantasy that most young kids would believe but not at all be scared by. This movie is a good time and should be seen by almost any kid.

The Mighty Ducks

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The story of a young kids hockey team that is almost terrible. Emilio Estevez coaches this bad news bears comedy. The Mighty Ducks play the typical worst to first story. The comedy in this movie made it very popular for kids and maybe even young teens. It is a story of friendship and how to succeed. This movie led to the naming of a NHL Hockey Team.

Home Alone 2

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This movie is almost the exact same as the first movie except Culken gets
on the wrong plane and ends up in New York instead of Paris. The same
thieves are back at it again and they have to face a new set of booby traps.
This time it is not to rob the house but to catch the boy that put them
in jail in part 1. The booby traps in this one may be a little but more
painful then the traps in the original.

Mulan

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This is a tale of a girl who dresses as a boy to join the army. She brings
with her her trusty sidekick who is there for laughs. When she is found
out her father feels he will be disgraced but she is praised for being a
hero. And of course she finds true love. This story brings children into
the time of Samurai in Southeast Asia.

Dennis the Menace

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This movie is based on the black and white TV show and the cartoon Dennis
the Menace. Dennis and his neighbor Mr. Wilson add all the comedy. Mr.
Wilson is always getting irritated by Dennis and when Dennis ruins Mr.
Wilson's flower enhibit he runs away. This movie is funny and can be enjoyed
by the whole family. The movie fits the TV show.

Lady and the Tramp

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This story is about the bringing together of high and low classes for true
love. In the story Lady and the Tramp are two dogs, one is a stray and one
is living in a well to do house. At first lady is repulsed by him but then
she falls in love with him. This movie is great for young people but has
some romantic seasons that could be fun for all. Walt Disney shows his
genius in this film.

Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

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I thought this movie was a breakthrough for animation and for movies in general. The scenes bring together humans and animation like never before. The story is a crime drama but mixes in some of your favorite cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse and Bugs Bunny. I thought that this was a little but funny and a movie for kids that is almost on the adult level. I think that this sort of movie is fun for just about everyone who watches it.

Overboard

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I thought that this was a good movie to promote family and not love of money. Although the plot was pretty thin and the story completely transparent it does it's purpose. Nothing special about this movie especially with the two big name actors like Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell. Not really that funny either which is usually the upside to a family oriented movie. You can definitely tell it is a movie with it's sappy ending and simple story.

Troop Beverly Hills

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I think that this movie was sort of stupid but could be enjoyable to youngsters, especially girls. I think that it is a good performance for Shelley Long and sort of a love story in a way but is just missing a little more of the love or a little more of the comedy. But anyway I don't see anything really wrong with the movie except that I don't understand why all of the people don't just hide in the woods and then go to the finish line.

The Sword in the Stone

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This is a very witty tale about King Arthur that can not only educate children but entertain them as well. I think this is probably one of my all time favorite Disney movies. I think that it is funny and something that most children will find funny and not offensive in any way. The owl is funny along with some of the goofy Disney characters that Walt Disney has creative thought up to help give effect to the tale. A movie I think all children should see.

North

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I thought this movie was okay but not a real original idea. I thought that it had a great set of actors and people whose careers have really blossomed since the making of this movie. I think this shows Bruce Willis as someone who can act in something other than an action movie. The idea for this movie is very similar to the idea of the Family Jewels starring Jerry Lewis except that one may have been a little funnier. But still this movie has a good message about how your parents even though they have flaws they are still yours.

Robin Hood (Animated)

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This is a great tale for children especially for young boys. I think that Robin Hood is fun and adventurous. Even though he promotes stealing the fact that he is stealing for an evil man to help those that are needy make it okay. This movie is not as romantic and the non-animated version and thus is more enjoyable to toddlers who live out their dreams of being heros in a film like this.

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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This is probably one of the greatest kids movies of all time. It may be a little bit psychadelic but the kids would never notice. I think this is a great story about how to be a good kid and these lessons are all taught by Willy Wonka and his Umpas as they take a group of kids and their parents through his Chocolate Factory. This movie is fun and funny at times and has some fun songs for the kids to sing. Although it is a little old all kids still love candy.

Shrek

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Shrek was a delightful comedy that sometimes tried to be a little too funny. What I really thought was good about it was that an adult could enjoy it and laugh at totally opposite times that when a child would watch it. I thought that Eddie Murphy was a real let down. I was expecting Eddie Murphy and Mike Myers to have great comedic performances. The comedy that actually was funny came from the other characters in the story. All in all the story was enjoyable accept for the annoying lady that sat behind me. There were a couple of really funny scenes but something the whole family could enjoy. Overall Rating:

Honey I Shrunk the Kids

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I thought this was a great idea for a movie but I sometimes wonder if this
movie might be a little too scary for little kids. This movie is about
bringing two neighbors together in the adventure of their family being
shrunk in the yard. They become friends with an ant and have non stop
adventures in the yard. It would be fun to experience this for a little
while.

101 Dalmatians

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A remade disney classic about two dogs that have 101 puppies. These puppies get stolen buy a rich woman who wants to kill the puppies and make a dalmation coat. This movie is a gret chase to retrieve the dogs. This is one of the many disney movies that involves animals. Only in this movie the dogs don't talk. This movie is enjoyable and the rich lady plays a scary wicked role. Overall Rating:

The Tigger Movie

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This is the movie about Tigger's search for any other Tigger's. He finds
that he is the only Tigger and that his real family are the friends that care
for him. This is a good story about friendship and about family. This
is a good original movie using Winnie the Pooh. This movie is sad yet happy
at the same time.

Lady and the Tramp II

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This movie was a good sequel to the original Disney classic. It may have
been one of the shortest movies that I have ever seen. This movie included
all the same characters as the original which is a good touch for a sequel.
This is a different story with some of the same characteristics. The movie
shows Tramp living up to his old reputation on the streets but this time
it is only to save his son.

Home Alone

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McCauley Culken has his breakthrough performance in this family movie about
a boy who is left home by his parents when they go on vacation. This comedy
about a few slapstick theives try to rob his house. This movie is also
touching as it shows how a little boy can help an old man find his family
for Christmas. This movie is not just for little kids and is a great
Christmas
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