A Monster in Paris

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

French monster movie encourages looking past the surface.

PG 2013 90 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 6+


One of the best movies of my childhood! Sadly, it was never super well known. You'll never forgot the soundtrack! You could watch it a million times and still love it just the same, maybe that's just the nostalgia speaking for me, but I think every kid should watch this.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 7+

It even scared me

I watched this hoping for a fun family movie night, now we are all huddled together, too terrified to chance a night's slumber. In all fairness, this film was hazy and disjointed enough that I felt like I was in a fever dream the entire time. Who is Franc? WHERE IS FRANC?! Why was there a leprechaun roaming the flooded streets of early 20th century Paris. Don't forget the monkey. That was fun too. Well, I guess we're up for the night, so we might as well give it a second watch.

This title has:

Too much violence

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