Better Nate Than Ever

Movie review by Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Book-based tween musical celebrates differences, diversity.

PG 2022 91 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 7 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 5+
This was a great story about a kid who doesn’t fit in following his dreams. I loved it and so did my kiddos.

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Great messages
Great role models
2 people found this helpful.
age 8+

Just a fun movie

Fun, feel-good movie. I wish there were more movies like this the whole family can enjoy together.
2 people found this helpful.

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