Chicken Run

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Charming animated escape tale has some peril, scares.

G 2000 84 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 43 reviews

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age 9+

GREAT!

I recommend this for kids 9+ because there is one scene in the movie where Rocky (the orange rooster) pulls a feather out of his middle and puts it in his drink and says "cocktail". I know that cocktails are actually a thing but i think it was an adult message but otherwise the movie is great! P.S if you like this movie you should watch barnyard.
age 10+

Beware

I am 22 right now and finally deciding to watch this movie after remembering little things about it from when I was a kid. Whenever I remembered the movie I could only remember little bits and the creepy animation style, but I’ve always had a negative feeling towards it. Now that I’m watching it back so many parts of the movie are disturbing (i.e ginger being placed in solitary confinement, the chicken being decapitated, and of course, the chicken pie apparatus). I think that certain kids could really enjoy it, but I’d definitely watch it yourself beforehand and judge whether or not you think it’s appropriate for your particular child.

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