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Discussion in 'Disney Movies, Books, TV and Music' started by mishkamushka, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. mishkamushka

    mishkamushka I have been granted "Disney Power Of Attorney" for

    Hi,

    What's the youngest you have taken a child to the movies? My son is 19 months and I am really really really thinking about taking him to see Winnie the Pooh.

    What do you think?
     
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  3. gillcrist32

    gillcrist32 Earning My Ears

    I think it is weird. :happytv:
     
  4. stufftheme

    stufftheme Earning My Ears

    will a 1 and half year child able to understand the movie
    its not the right time
     
  5. MadilynnsMomma

    MadilynnsMomma ...first star to the right, and straight on til mo

    I say go for it! I took DD to see Up when she was 18 months. She did well until about 15 before the end...
     
  6. mishkamushka

    mishkamushka I have been granted "Disney Power Of Attorney" for

    Thank you to MadilynnsMomma and the thread above (forgot your username) for the legit responses.

    I decided NOT to take him. Last night we watched The Tigger Movie and he got bored so I figured he wouldn't sit through a movie in the theater. I was unsure because he has sat for over an hour at home and watched things.

    And your daughter couldn't have been worse than me during UP. I was pregnant and cried (pretty loudly at times) from the first scene. Dang hormones! :lmao:
     
  7. emlydecia

    emlydecia Earning My Ears

    I think you have to wait for 1 to 2 years more.
     
  8. Babbletrish

    Babbletrish Mouseketeer

    A year and a half, eh? Well, it's "Winnie the Pooh", so there really isn't a better First-Ever Theater Experience you could ask for. I'd say why not? Do a matinee at an unpopular theater and bring his favorite snack. And while he probably won't remember much about the movie itself, he will remember his first time ever *being* at the movies, which is a neat experience to introduce him to right away. (And consider this: you've already taken a lot more into consideration than the family that brought their baby to "Return of the King." :eek: )
     
  9. mousterpiece

    mousterpiece Member

    Certainly in terms of subject matter (as I'm sure you caught from Tigger Movie), I don't think there's anything scary in the new Winnie the Pooh, but it all depends on whether you can do what Babbletrish suggests: keep him occupied enough for the 70 minutes if he gets bored. I think it's worth a try, at least because Winnie the Pooh is the rare family movie that's really not scary at all, IMO.
     

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