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Four Kids and It (2020)

PG | | Family, Fantasy | 3 April 2020 (UK)
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A group of kids on holiday in Cornwall meet a magical creature on the beach with the power to grant wishes.


Andy De Emmony


Simon Lewis, Mark Oswin (additional writing) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Teddie-Rose Malleson-Allen Teddie-Rose Malleson-Allen ... Ros (as Teddie Malleson-Allen)
Pippa Haywood ... Bookshop Owner
Matthew Goode ... David
Ashley Aufderheide ... Smash
Paula Patton ... Alice
Billy Jenkins ... Robbie
Ellie-Mae Siame Ellie-Mae Siame ... Maudie
Russell Brand ... Tristan Trent
Michael Caine ... Psammead (voice)
Caroline Sheen ... Jenny
Mariya Mizuno Mariya Mizuno ... Naomi
Cheryl ... Coco Rayne
Finbarr Doyle Finbarr Doyle ... Security Guard
Amelia Woodward Amelia Woodward ... Girl at Station
Paul Bazely ... Sgt. Gascoigne
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A group of kids on holiday in Cornwall meet a magical creature on the beach with the power to grant wishes.

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A wish a day brings adventure your way


Family | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, some rude/suggestive comments, fantasy violence and language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


When in the mansion looking at the exhibits, the Sankara stones from Indiana Jones Temple is Doom are seen. See more »


Father seriously burns hand but not a burn in sight. See more »

Crazy Credits

An additional scene appears during the credits with Ros, now an author, at the signing of her book. See more »


Remake of Five Children and It (2004) See more »

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Dreadful... but the kids love it.
9 April 2020 | by pullenscript-82819See all my reviews

The characters are vile. Two of the girls especially are spoilt, uncontrolled brats who are horrible to watch. The parents should be ashamed of their parenting skills, and the awkward situation they put their children in. The CGI is really poor by today's expectations. A puppet would have been far more convincing than Caine's uncharismatic Psammead. It's a really poorly made movie which does the original story no justice.

And yet, my children love it (aged between 3-6). They've got the choice of masses of movies from various streaming services and they keep coming back to this. All of the greatest family friendly movies from the last thirty years, and they choose Four Kids and It. I'm not sure whether this is because my children have dreadful taste in films or whether it is genuinely engaging for a younger crowd. Either way, it clearly appeals to its target audience.

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