A Beautiful Planet

Movie review by Yvonne Condes, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Stunning look at Earth -- and man's sobering impact on it.

G 2016 45 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 10+

Not REALLY appropriate for younger kids

Commonsensemedia gives this a 6+ rating. Perhaps that's fine. It's funny, I don't mind my 5 and 7 year old kids being exposed to minor fictional violence but I hesitate to show this to my kids because it shows on a pretty massive scale the harm humans have and are doing to the planet. I don't want my kids exposed to this kind of a downer at this age. I'm thinking I'll hold this off until they are 10. I wish the movie would have been limited to an exploration of the space station and views of earth (as I had expected), but the 2nd half is a full on preachy movie about environmental destruction of the planet. Beautifully made and certainly appropriate for teens and adults. But not so much for little kids unless you don't mind exposing them to the sadder facts of life at this young age.
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