Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Movie review by Andy Davis, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

A virtuostic introduction to the composer.

NR 1992 30 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 5+

One of the Best FILMS about composers !!

Its just perfect , only that it would be better if it was a longer movie !

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 7+

It's a great movie but ...

Beethoven lives upstairs is a great movie for kids and adults but there are moments when for example appears nudity and references to sex there are exceeds when Beethoven it's very angry and trow things But is a great movie for everyone I think that it would be rated +7

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex

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