Parents guide: 'Tooth Fairy,' 'When in Rome'

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'Tooth Fairy'

Rating: PG for mild language, some rude humor and sports action

What it's about: A cynical, embittered hockey player is sentenced to be a tooth fairy after he lectures kids to live in the real world and not fantasize about things they may never have.

The kid attractor factor: Dwayne Johnson, the cinema's ultimate plush toy, dressed as a fairy and doing slapstick.

Good lessons/bad lessons: Taking away children's fantasies ruins childhood

Violence: It's hockey, right?

Language: Very mild language, despite the hockey

Sex: None, though the hockey player is dating a single mom with sleepover privileges

Drugs: None

Parents' advisory: Strictly a younger kids' fantasy, with fairies and the gadgetry of fairies plus a good message about the odds against growing up to be a star athlete. Suitable for five and up.

'When in Rome'

Rating: PG-13 for some suggestive content

What it's about: A young woman steals coins from a wish-for-love fountain in Rome, with comical consequences. The guys who tossed the coins fall in love with her, getting in the way of Mr. Right.

The kid attractor factor: Strong fantasy element, cute Kristen Bell and adorable Josh Duhamel

Good lessons/bad lessons: Love is about getting to know somebody, not about wishing and tossing a coin. But stalking is played for laughs.

Violence: None

Language: None to speak of

Sex: Not in this romance

Drugs: There's no such thing as an Italian wedding without wine.

Parents' advisory: A romantic comedy with training wheels, suitable for 10-and-up

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