The Fox and the Hound

Movie review by Michael Scheinfeld, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Heartwarming tale of friendship, but expect some peril.

G 1981 83 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 24 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 31 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 2+

Great movie

It is a very good movie and taught my kids many life lessons. I would recommend it to anybody

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 9+

Mature-er emotions

I watched this as a kid and was fine, but I went hunting as a child and also Disney movies were all a little darker than they are now. With that I would keep that in mind while watching this movie. It has dark themes like death, betrayal, and abandonment. Even though it is made light-hearted with cute characters, one may need to watch out for this one.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

Movie Details

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