Madcap, mischievous Our Gang remake has potty humor. When Shannon meets a gullible lawyer and he helps falsify papers, Shannon tells Anna to get ready to move to Europe. Your purchase helps us remain independent and ad-free. Want personalized picks that fit your family? Common Sense is a nonprofit organization. Which talents would you bring? Talk to your kids about Why do you think that is?

A lot or a little? Common Sense Media’s unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren’t influenced by the product’s creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners. Two characters have deceased parents, though there are no details. Get full reviews, ratings, and advice delivered weekly to your inbox. Sweet and engaging adventure for all ages. Ones who have cool hobbies and love animals and helping complete strangers.

For starters, where’s all the gross-out humor? Kitschy ’70s Pippi is kid adventure-fantasy at its best. Anna is taken from her grandmother forcibly in a dream and her step-mom gives her dog to a mean dog catcher. Be the first to review this title.

Movie details On DVD or streaming: Best Sitcoms for Boathoise and Teens. The dog catcher is always wztch “shut up! Shows kids carefully sorting through clues to solve the case, which could encourage problem solving skills. All the kids are sweet and have good intentions.

Max confides in the other kids about his years in foster care, which motivates everyone to help Anna. Violence is limited to stereotyped meanie adults getting pelted with paint balls and a girl getting her dog taken from her. Detectivea in the South Seas. Personalize Common Sense for your family. And all the kids are ones you’d want to be in a club with. Fantastic slumber party fare with problem-solving kids.


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Boathouse Detectives

Kids say No reviews yet Add your rating. Our ratings are based on child development best practices. Tiffany does a lot of eye-batting and sweet-voiced flattery to get what she wants, but she’s as engaged as the boys in solving the case. For Your Family Log in Sign me up. We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. The Little Bozthouse Continue reading Show less. Did you miss it? Get it now on Searching for streaming and purchasing options Families can also talk about how this family movie is different from many they’ve seen recently.

Why do you think that is? Sweet and engaging adventure for all ages.

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The dog catcher makes a throat-slitting motion to tell a boy what will happen to his dog if he’s caught without a leash. What parents need to know Parents need to know that this sweet movie where kids get to play the sleuths to save a girl from living with her mean stepmother is a perfect tween slumber party movie. Ingenuity and perseverance are big here. But you will roll your eyes repeatedly every time an adult hops on screen.


Learn how we rate. Since Anna’s Anna Harris father’s death, her stepmom Shannon Stacee Riekof has been trying to get custody of her from grandma Maureen Eastwood so she can steal Anna’s inheritance. Kids are constantly on their cell phones but no brands are visible.

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They start to work right away trying to decipher who Anna is and save the day. See how we detectvies. Lucky for her a boy finds the note near his boathouse clubhouse and shows it to his friends. March 15, Cast: Families can talk about how each kid helped solve the case.

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