Babar: The Movie

Movie review by Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

Animated elephant adventure has some peril.

G 1989 70 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 4+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 9+

A kids' film has intense peril moments

PG: somme brief intense peril
age 16+

Violent, Gloom and Doom

We chose this movie for our 5- and 3-year olds based on the good reviews. The animation quality is terrible and more of a cheap mid-80s grade than the actual release date. The violence is horrific and introduces such weapons as axes, including both battle- and broad- variations and canons. Village plunder — an entire elephant village is torched and despoiled by thuggish gangs of armor-clad rhinos in a genocidal raid. The prisoners are shackled and enslaved, forced to work for the evil rhino army. The children are left alone to search for their parents. We would not recommend this movie for children or really anyone at all. There are innumerable other fun, educational and age appropiate movies to choose from.

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Too much violence

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