Single father J.T. and his precocious daughter Chandler move from a small town to Chicago with their lovable family mutt Shakey. After missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is forced to find Shakey a new home. Chandler hatches a plan to keep Shakey and teach J.T. a valuable lesson about loyalty and the importance of keeping family together.
Barry, a lowly earthworm, lives at the bottom of the food chain. But one day an old disco record turns Barry’s life upside down as he decides to start the world’s greatest disco band.
Sam is a shy boy who is afraid of almost everything, from those strange shadows in his room at night to the small dog in his neighborhood. Everything just seems too scary for him! However, one day Sam meets Bernard, a Polar Bear who isn’t afraid of anything. Bernard takes Sam on an epic adventure and helps him lose his fear of flying, snowboarding, which allows him to face the biggest monster with humor!
My Friend Bernard is a great little movie for kids. It really shows that facing your fears can come with a sense of fun, adventure and realization that even the worst things can turn out not so bad. Sam goes from being afraid of everything to having a friend that doesn’t seem to be afraid of anything, somehow the two find the best of friendship in each other. The animation was really cute and my tot really liked Bernard a lot!
You can check out what’s coming out next with Phase 4 Films on their Monthly Releases! Until then, you can find these August flicks at your local Redbox.
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