Animal Farm

Movie review by Tracey Petherick, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Intense, compelling adaptation of Orwell's classic story.

NR 1959 73 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 18+

really weird

It's honestly a disappointment due to the fact that the animals are so blind, and the review rating on this is wrong I got this for my 12 yo son he was really scared after the movie and couldn't sleep I don't recommend it at all.

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age 14+

Animal Farm: An animated movie very different from others you have seen

A sad and violent animated movie, Animal Farm tells the drama of a group of animals living in a farm ruled by a f*****, one day, they make a reunion to make a revolt and get rid of the farmer, then, they start a ''new life'', now ruled by a pig, however, life is cruel and nothing is saved, their old farmer will try to ruin their lives at all costs, with their new pig boss making them work hard, this movie is just fine, not very good, but not very bad, this movie is a little bit forgettable, but it can be very good for education and to understand communism.

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Movie Details

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