In another scene, there are a few near misses when he almost sideswipes a car on his jet-fueled bike invention that careens out of control. Be the first to review this title. Andy voice Kyle Chandler Frankenstein Jon Heder to help, he finds the doctor’s creation, a monster named Frank, a teenager he finds he has a lot in common with. Kids will get exposure to safety rules regarding science experiments in a school and lab setting as well as on how NOT to conduct science experiments. Stay up to date on new reviews.

The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie. Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels? Continue reading Show less. Was this review helpful to you? Start your free trial. Our 5 Favorite Things About the Oscars. A young inventor named Andy, reaches out to his neighbor Doctor Frankenstein to help him win the upcoming science fair. It’s a new spin on an old OLD idea Frankenstein has been around for ages.

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I don’t bother about this movie, EVER! For Your Family Log in Sign me up. Unfortunately, Andy’s project turns out to be too scary for its own good, and now he must save the town from his own invention: They devise a plan: His father signs him up for football, and his mother Brooke Shields encourages him to pursue both interests.


Parents need to know that Monsterous Holiday moviw minimal violence or scariness, but what’s there is not to be encouraged — there are a lot of unsupervised lab experiments involving electricity, unsuspecting fruit, and explosive goo.

If you’re planning a freaky Friday movie night, A Monstrous Holiday is a good place to start hopefully followed by Frankenweenie or Hotel Transylvania, two great movies in the same genre. A young inventor named Andy, reaches out to his neighbor Doctor Frankenstein to help him win the upcoming science fair. Use the HTML below. Kids are realistically concerned with fitting in, doing what’s right, and being good enough.

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The star rating reflects overall quality and learning potential. There’s a bit of minor, cartoonish violence of the don’t-try-this-at-home variety, such as a minor explosion in the garage from Andy’s latest experiment, which results in a burning ember in his hair that’s quickly put out.

A young scientist must save his town when he accidentally creates a monster. It works out notions of differentness and fitting in, and, instead of having the characters resort to typical cliquishness, the book finds a way to bring seemingly disparate groups together toward common ground. Talk to your kids about Kids who love science, creepy crawlies, and Halloween will have a blast with this film, and parents can appreciate so many smart lessons layered in without fanfare.


NR 44 minutes. Bugs Bunny’s Halloween Hijinx. Our ratings are based on child development best practices.

There aren’t any reviews yet. It does this against a backdrop of spooky Frankenstein Halloween spirit that’s gooey, pro-science, and self-aware.

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