All Dogs Go to Heaven

Movie review by M. Faust, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Intense animated adventure has peril, drinking, smoking.

G 1989 84 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 26 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 30 reviews

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age 10+

My 7-year-old and I watched 20 minutes and gave up

The other CSR reviews mentioned there would be some violence: killing someone with a car is pretty epic but not for kids. The problem is that is that this movie is essentially a 30s mob movie, using dogs instead of people. Young kids don't understand what's going on. The entire opening montage is confusing. Why are the dogs running? Why are there steaks for the winners? I would be tempted to say that this is a grown-ups movie, but there will be some kids who understand and there are supposed to be some jokes in cartoons that are only for the parents. At age 7, the balance is off.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 8+

This title has:

Great messages

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For kids who love dogs and friendship tales

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