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(2005), G [G*]
Analysis Date
CAP Final Score
CAP Influence Density
February 17, 2005
96 out of 100

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(2005), G [G*] -- ... some of the finest parenting I have ever seen in film ...

Cast/Crew Details Courtesy Internet Movie Database
Production (US): DisneyToon Studios
Distribution (US): Buena Vista Pictures, Buena Vista International
Director(s): Frank Nissen
Producer(s): Jessica Koplos-Miller
Written by: Brian Hohlfeld, Evan Spiliotopoulos
Viewed At: Driftwood Theater 6

All of the Pooh clan: Pooh Bear (voice of Jim Cummings); Tigger (also voice of Jim Cummings); Rabbit (voice of Ken Sansom); Eeyor (voice of Peter Cullen); Piglet (voice of John Fiedler) set out into the horrible Heffalump Hollow next to the Hundred Acre Woods to find and capture the terrible Heffalump that has been terrorizing the Hundred Acre Woods with monstrous growls and bellows of unspeakable doom.

The whole clan set out on an "expetishun" with paraphernalia sure to capture whatever they find. All but Roo (voice of Jimmy Bennett) anyway. Mamma (voice of Nikita Hopkins) would not let little Roo go because he was too young and it might be too dangerous.

On a side note here, as Mamma Roo explained to Roo why he could not go, some of the finest parenting I have ever seen in film was displayed. Mamma Roo did not just tell Roo "No" but sat down with him (got down to his level), paid attention, smiled but did not laugh at Roo and was genuinely interested and in love as she spoke rational explanations as to why. As the "argument" went on, Mamma Roo used some very good distraction language to calm her riled son. Soon, Roo was sound asleep. The writers Brian and Evan are to be congratulated on this piece of pleasant viewing. Having fathered two kids, provided foster care for 29 kids (most of whom were about Roo's age) and having adopted seven of the foster kids (soon to be eight, all of which have gone through or will go through Roo's age), I hope my compliment about the parenting sensitivity of Brian and Evan is taken seriously.

God warns us about the foolishness bound in the heart of a child [Prov. 22:15], Against his mother's strict instructions little Roo decided he would strike out on his own to find and capture the dastardly Heffalump, a.k.a., Lumpy (voice of Kyle Stanger).

I'll not spoil any more of the plot or story of this 62 minute film and will offer a note that the only issues I suspect you might want to know about before deciding whether this film is fit for your little ones is that a "child" disobeys his mother [Eph. 6:2] and falls into mortal danger by doing so. God tells us our days will be long and safe during childhood if we obey mom/dad. [Prov. 3:1 - 2, Prov. 6:20]

Also, there is some property-damaging mischief among the residents of the Hundred Acre Woods. While this film clearly earned a final score at the top end of the scoring range earned by G-rated movies (100 to 86 out of 100) in the comparative baseline database, the slight cluster of notable behaviors in Impudence/Hate caused this film to require the display of the yellow CAPAlert light since at least one of the six CAP investigation area scores (Impudence/Hate - 84) fell below the threshold of 86, warranting your serious inspection of the listing in the Findings/Scoring section (see


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  • Prov. 22:15 Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child;
  • Eph. 6:2 Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise;
  • Prov. 3:1 - 2 [From Solomon, King of Israel] My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments: For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.
  • Prov. 6:20 My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

    ***Selected Scriptures of Armour against the influence of the entertainment industry***
  • Ps. 12:8 The wicked freely strut about [e.g., create progressively vile/offensive entertainment with impunity and no consequences to younger and younger audiences every year] when what is vile is honored among men [when enough people continue to defend it, embrace it, pay for it, enjoy it, want it, submit to it].
  • Col. 2:8 Beware lest any man [by his influence] spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
  • 1 Cor. 15:33 Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
  • Rom. 5:19 For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.
  • Jude 1:4 For there are certain men* crept in unawares [secretly slipped in among you], who were before of old ordained to this condemnation [whose condemnation was written about long ago], ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness [a license for immorality], and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ. [*men: anthropos {anth'-ro-pos}, generic, a human being, whether male or female]
  • Matt. 25:40 And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto [or for] one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto [or for] me.
  • Luke 17:2 It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones. ["Offend": skandalizo - to entice to sin; to cause a person to begin to distrust and desert one whom he ought to trust and obey; to cause to fall away; to be offended in one, i.e. to see in another what I disapprove of and what hinders me from acknowledging his authority. "Little ones": mikros - little;, small of age; younger which can include at-home teens].
  • Ps. 119:133 Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me [let no sin rule over me].
  • John 14:15 If ye love me, keep my commandments.
  • 1 Thess. 5:22 Abstain from all appearance of evil. ["Evil" includes all things that are sinful.]


    As always, it is best to refer to the Findings/Scoring section -- the heart of the CAP analysis model -- for the most complete assessment possible of this movie.
    (The heart of the CAP Analysis Model)

    Pooh's Heffalump Movie (YEAR) CAP Thermometers

    Wanton Violence/Crime (W)
  • "child" venturing into woods alone
  • "child" endangerment, requiring rescue

    Impudence/Hate (I)
  • "child" encouraging another to defy his mother
  • playful mischief leading to private property damage
  • "child" ignoring his mother's call

    Sexual Immorality (S)
  • none noted

    Drugs/Alcohol (D):
  • none noted

    Offense to God (O)
  • none noted

    Murder/Suicide (M)
  • none noted

  • Christian Long Distance



    There are some in the entertainment industry who maintain that 1) violent programming is harmless because no studies exist that prove a connection between violent entertainment and aggressive behavior in children, and 2) young people know that television, movies, and video games are simply fantasy. Unfortunately, they are wrong on both accounts." And "Viewing violence may lead to real life violence." I applaud these associations for fortifying 1 Cor. 15:33. Read the rest of the story. From our more than eight years of study, I contend that other aberrant behaviors, attitudes, and expressions can be inserted in place of "violence" in that statement. Our Director - Child Psychology Support, a licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist concurs. For example, "Viewing arrogance against fair authority may lead to your kids defying you in real life." Or "Viewing sex may lead to sex in real life." Likewise and especially with impudence, hate and foul language. I further contend that any positive behavior can be inserted in place of "violence" with the same chance or likelihood of being a behavior template for the observer; of being incorporated into the behavior mechanics and/or coping skills of the observer. In choosing your entertainment, please consider carefully the "rest of the story" and our findings.

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