Treasure Island (1950)

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Avast! Disney's live-action, seagoing landmark.

PG 1950 96 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 10+

This is NOT 7+. Please change the rating

This is NOT 7+. Please change this rating. My seven—year-old basically had a panic attack at a scary plot twist halfway through. This has NEVER happened before. There was a lot of violence and multiple people got killed in the half we saw. This makes me wonder about relying on this website’s ratings in the future. If something has no sexual innuendos and no bad language, but tons of murders, it’s recommended for seven—year-olds?Your violence rating is just 3 out of 5. The movie itself was good, I was enjoying it as an adult. But it’s not for young kids.

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age 8+

Classic, real suspense

So few kids movies have an actual plot, or tell a tale. This one sure does. The story is exciting and fast-moving, with lots of plot twists. Acting is good, and the visual elements are breathtaking. I deduct one star because they changed the very ending of the story in a way that’s kind of lame and makes little sense. But there are so few good movies that conservative parents don’t have to worry about. Some violence in this one, but okay for 8 and over. I recommend it for 8-15.

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