Black Beauty

Movie review by Randy White, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

A harrowing and Beauty-ful version of the book.

G 1994 97 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 12 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 2+

May be good.

I have seen this movie and I hate it but it is good for some on looking for drama, a sad story, and for some one that loves horses.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 10+

War culture

Tired of war movies turning our children into mercenaries. Garbage in garbage out. Kids need to learn about war. G rated movies are not for this.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

Movie Details

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