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Overall A

Moondance Alexander (Kay Panabaker) has a personality as unusual as her first name. Unable to make friends at school, she finds a kindred spirit in an equally lonely pinto pony. But in order to ride, she must charm the horse's withdrawn owner (Don Johnson) and convince her over-protective mother (Lori Laoughlin) it is safe.

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

MPAA Rating: G

Talk to your kids about…

Moondance Alexander

Although we don’t know what they are, Dante admits to making some bad choices in his past that have soiled his reputation in the horse-jumping arena. What kind of decisions can be difficult to live down? How does one go about restoring his or her good name?

What does Moondance learn about individuality? How does her experience with Checkers improve her self-confidence? What part does hard work and perseverance play in a person’s self-esteem?

In what other ways does Moondance grow during the film? How does her relationship with her mother change?