PAW Patrol: The Movie

Certificate: U

Voices of: Iain Armitage, Marsai Martin, Ron Pardo

Release date: 2021

3 out of 5


If you have toddlers in the house, you’ll know all about PAW Patrol – a group of helpful puppies who come to the rescue whenever the citizens of Adventure Bay need them.

A hugely successful animated TV series, PAW Patrol has now made it to the big screen, following the success of one hour episodes like Ready Race Rescue and Mighty Pups that were shown in cinemas.

PAW Patrol: The Movie is almost an hour and a half long, but little viewers will be delighted for the entire running time as the feature length adventure packs a lot in and includes all the pups they love as well as adding some fun new characters.

This time around, the pups’ enemy, Mayor Humdinger has been elected mayor of Adventure City and soon begins to cause chaos there, causing police dog Chase, firefighting pup Marshall and the rest of the team to head there and team up with Adventure City dachshund Liberty to stop him.

Featuring celebrity voices such as Kim Kardashian West, Dax Shepard, Tyler Perry and Jimmy Kimmel for grown-ups’ amusement, it’s sweet and harmless fare.

Bright, fun and entertaining throughout, it’s aimed perfectly at the under-6s – there’s nothing scary here aside from the possible impact the movie may have on parents’ wallets as their little ones demand PAW Patrol merchandise as the end credits roll.

Is PAW Patrol: The Movie suitable for kids? Here are our parents’ notes...

There are scenes in which the members of PAW Patrol are in danger, but they are rescued or save themselves very quickly so such moments shouldn’t upset children (especially if they are used to seeing the dogs in danger in the TV series).

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