The Borrowers

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

age 8+

Charming adaptation with constant (but funny) perils.

PG 1998 89 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 7+

Action, adventure for kids AND parents!

Action, adventure and it's for kids. Opens up kids' imaginations in a not-bad way. Being a faux-period movie, it removes modern distractions and allows kids, and parents, to get into the story.
age 8+

Excellent Family Movie Night Choice for 8+

The kids will love the creative and imaginative ways that the Borrowers make common, everyday items work for their tiny family.

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