The Golden Compass

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Ambitious fantasy is too intense for young kids.

PG-13 2007 113 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 78 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 59 reviews

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age 12+
age 9+

Awesome Movie!!

The golden compass is a GREAT movie. But I suggest reading the book first the plot line can be a little confusing for kids under the age nine.There is bloody fight between two polar bears that is pretty violent. But I think parents should be concerned about the scariness. there are people who kidnap kids and kill them. other than that it is a awesome family movie .

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Great role models
Too much violence

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