Alice in Wonderland

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

Surreal animated Disney classic with mild peril.

G 1951 75 minutes

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 31 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 51 reviews

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age 4+

Not as kid friendly as I remember

We turned this off half way with my two year old for a few reasons. 1. It's a hard film to follow and actually pretty boring. 2. Alice kept getting upset and no one cared 3. Various "bonks" with comedic levels of violence that just weren't worth it. Nothing major but didn't feel like it had a good message or there was enough care and concern for the characters. We didn't get to the Queen of Hearts, but I assume I would have had to fastforward that part.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
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age 7+

Fast-Paced and Disturbing for Young Viewers

This movie has no real plot except that Alice is almost constantly in mortal danger. Loud and chaotic throughout. Wonderland is confusing and disconcerting to young viewers, and most of the puns/jokes and complex language are geared at adults. The last section of the movie is mostly focused on the Queen of Hearts and beheadings. Some of the scenes (like the flowers and the tea party) are enjoyable, but the rest might be fodder for nightmares for kids who are too young.

This title has:

Too much violence
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