Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that there are moments of real physical peril for the flawed hero that may worry his preschool-aged fans: Thomas nearly plunges from a suspension bridge, is cast into a dark mining shaft, and then almost sinks. Virtually every animated train, plane, truck, and barge in the Thomas & Friends pantheon has at least a small role in the movie, including the few female characters.
Thomas nearly plunges from a suspension bridge, is cast into a dark mining shaft, and then almost sinks.
Thomas learns hard lessons about both jealousy and leadership during his adventure. Teasing and tricking starts out harmless but escalates to cause real damage, and Thomas is publicly shamed by his friends. His sincere efforts to fix his mistake, as well as his evident remorse, restore his good standing and self-esteem.
Thomas the Tank Engine has plentiful tie-ins to books, toys, clothes, and other related merchandise.
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