The Kid (1921)

Movie review by Fiona Maloney-McCrystle, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Timeless silent film blends humor with hardship.

NR 1921 68 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 4+

Based on 4 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 7+

My elementary aged kids liked it!

"It was really good! This was about a kid that was abandoned by it's mother. A hobo found the kid and raised it. It's about difficulties that they encounter. It had some humor and adventure." -Lea, 10 "I think it should be for 6+. It was really cute! It's about a guy finding a child and taking care of him. It kept my attention. There were joyful parts and some sad parts, too." -Emma, 7
age 6+

Should be on every ten best list for kids

Our family saw this recently, and we laughed and cried and absolutely loved it. Yes, it's a silent film (with music), but the kids can read the 'title cards' and more importantly- enjoy the story. So much better than most of the pre-fab Disney films that feel like a trip to McDonalds. Give it a try, you won't regret it.

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