Derby Dogs

Movie review by Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
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age 11+

Brief profanity, crassness in otherwise uplifting tale.

PG 2013 87 minutes

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age 9+

Nice movie

I let my boys watch this at age 7/8. I think a little older might be better. My boys know better than to pay attention to the bad language (which there really is not too much). They liked the soap box derby racing and seeing how the more honorable path will be rewarded in the long run. I think there are some sad moments talking about the main character's dad that died. The topics about relationships is just small part of movie and I like how it focused on friendships in the end. I think they could have lost the loan-sharking bit of the story for a better movie but this again is just small part of the story and there is a lesson there too. In short this is a nice movie with good moral lessons.

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