The King and I

Movie review by Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

A boisterous, big-costumed classic musical.

G 1956 133 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 10+

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age 7+

Nice one

I really like it so much!!! Very nice kind one, considering the kind of garbage that we see day by day, and the kind of language my kids learned in school, this movie is really inocent. Just last winer, the elementary school played Home Alone to the school, from kindergarde to grade 7, I was horrofied, such a violent movie it was consider a a "clasic" by the principal. So , racist situation in this move are way easy to explain to kids. It was a reality, period. It is happening right now, and I consider my kids needs to be aware how was before, and that is still happening now, so the wont take his life for granted. Therefore, parental guidance and explanation is a must here, it can be educational and at the same time you can have good time with family.

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