A Town Called Panic

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Stop-motion comedy adventure with subtitles, a few curses.

NR 2009 75 minutes

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age 8+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 7+

Totally Great

As it does doesn't really have a plot, it's still like...really good. It is in french, so if you don't speak french it might be slightly annoying (that it's in a different language) but there are subtitles and also, (in my experience) there's not really anything to understand about the movie, so it's basically just like watching it in the same language (that you speak) because there isn't enough of a plot to need dialogue in the first place. With that being said...it's great! (as a confirmation that I didn't ACCIDENTLY give it 5 stars).

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Great role models
Too much swearing
age 8+

A great family night pick!

Overall, this was a funny and unusual film. It was a great first subtitled film for my kids who are 7 and 9. There are a few scenes worth mentioning - Cowboy panics and starts shooting his rifle wildly into the night (but it's funny and no one gets hurt), at a party lots of beer is served and one of the characters gets drunk and a bit belligerent (but he's a rowdy character anyway, so it fits his part) and finally, in one scene where the main characters get tricked, the tricksters laugh at them out the window and call them "dumb asses". There are other minor swear words: b*st*rds, d*mn, and h*ll. (CSM won't allow the whole word.) Still, if the younger audience is watching with adults, there isn't anything that can't be managed with a little bit of the old PG. A great family night pick!

This title has:

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Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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