Descendants

Movie review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Energetic Disney movie's villains make likable role models.

G 2015 112 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 60 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 155 reviews

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age 10+

Objectification

Yes, there's an afterthought in one sentence at the end, but overall the movie is portraying beautiful girls and explaining that they're not good enough. Dove Cameron almost looks like a freaky alien from being too perfect looking, but her (having already been made up all along) face couldn't possibly be pretty enough for her date, so let's have a makeup tutorial girls. Besides not being a fan for my daughters' sake, the movie had pretty poor lip syncing for the musical numbers.

This title has:

Too much sex
1 person found this helpful.
age 7+
I watched this movie when it first came out when I was 13 and I loved it. I still love it to this day. While I was nannying a 7 year old boy, he put on this film and loved to sing and dance to all the songs. His older brother who was 11 at the time even sang along to a few songs. Kept the kids engaged and happy. Great film!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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