The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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age 9+

Timeless classic faithfully rendered.

PG 2005 140 minutes

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age 8+

Based on 101 reviews

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age 8+

Based on 165 reviews

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age 2+

Awesome movie, a little violent.

We LOVE these books and this movie is great! The only thing I wish was different is the war scene, it’s a little too like what’s in adult movies. We’ve seen it twice (after we read the book) and I’ve had to have my kids under 8 leave for the battle scene (and when they kill Aslan). But other than that, such a great movie/story!

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age 9+

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion,the Witch, and the Wardrobe Movie Review By Logan Strohl

A great start to the Chronicles of Narnia film series based on the books of the same name By C.S. Lewis. Great action , story , acting and score plus the director of Shrek and Shrek 2 does a really great job. It is also very similar to the Bible itself focusing on Jesus being hanged on the cross and than rising up again. Alsan represents Jesus and Jadis the white queen represents Satan the devil. A fun amazing really great fantasy adventure film for the whole family and fans of the book series as well.

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