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Parents' Guide to

All Creatures Big and Small

By Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Weird Noah's ark tale has dark themes, lots of suspense.

Movie G 2015 80 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 13 parent reviews

age 6+
age 3+


Violence 1/5 Sex 0/5 Language 0/5 Drinking/Drugs/Smoking 0/5

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (13 ):
Kids say (2 ):

ALL CREATURES BIG AND SMALL is a weird film that mostly manages to leave a bad taste in your mouth. Many of the characters are unlikable (such as the Grymps), and the likable ones are so one-dimensional they get old fast (such as Finny). There also are a lot of strange details that at the very least are in poor taste (the character named "Obesey") and at most are disturbing (Dave puppeteering the unconscious king like a marionette). And though the end message is that everyone has a place, it's mostly lost in the plot points that emphasize discrimination and exclusion. Kids may love some of the imaginary animals, but with so many other fun animal and fantasy movies out there, this is one you can definitely skip.

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