Picture from Fat Albert
Overall A-

Hey! Hey! Hey! The big kid on the block is back. Fat Albert, who ruled television screens during the 1970s, is debuting in theatres. Moving from the world of animation to live-action, this gang of cartoon characters lead by the big boy in red (Kenan Thompson) comes to help Doris (Kyla Pratt) face some real-life challenges.

Violence B+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A-
Substance Use A

Talk to your kids about…

Fat Albert

Doris finds an increase in confidence through her athletic abilities. Is this the only way she could have restored her self-esteem? What are some things you like doing that make you feel better about yourself? Do you ever give yourself a chance to try new things that may be outside of your comfort zone?

When Fat Albert and Lauri both admit they are fond of each other, does either of them ever bring up Fat Albert’s obesity? Is it easy for you to see past a person’s exterior? What are some legitimate reasons to be concerned about a person’s body size?

When Fat Albert and Lauri both admit they are fond of each other, does either of them ever bring up Fat Albert’s obesity? Is it easy for you to see past a person’s exterior? What are some legitimate reasons to be concerned about a person’s body size?