Babar: King of the Elephants

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

Delightful story, with one scary moment for younger kids.

G 1999 80 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 4+

Based on 1 review

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age 12+

Very heart-breaking.

There are a lot of wonderful lessons, feeling of loving families and playful elephant children. Lovely music. Beautiful stories. It's a great show. There are subjects explored and depicted which are very hard to watch even for an adult. Terrifying scenes of a child losing their mother to hunters(murder). I don't think that it's good to make little children so sad as they will be when they see Babar's mom shot, and Babar split away from his herd, lost and alone. It is just too sad. If you let your young children have the opportunity to watch this beautiful series, please skip the first episode at least.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

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