Ace Wonder

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

age 10+

Painfully slow, often confusing mystery has some violence.

PG 2014 95 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 15 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 10+

Fun, mysterious and redemptive.

My 11 year old loves it and I did also. The kids and youth in the movie show great team work and encouragement to each other. Good mystery till the very end and the breaking of the generational cycle of bad father/ son relationship was restored to connection .. two thumbs up for us and we want to see more please.

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age 7+

Fluffy family fun!

While not amazing, the one star from the Common Sense reviewer seems off to me, as does the "10 and up" suggestion. (It looks to me as if this particular reviewer isn't suited to reviewing films for younger kids.) It is good enough that I immediately looked for a sequel. It's wholesome family fare that features a precocious boy detective and features family values. If you are wishing for something of about the flavor and caliber of a Nancy Drew novel or Disney's older live action films, for example, you will be pleased. Not everything needs to be Great Cinema. Sweet family fun!

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