Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

Adorable 'toon fun for all, no matter how small.

G 2008 86 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 69 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 80 reviews

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age 6+

Perhaps more suited to age 6 and above

I have a 4 and 6 year old, the 4 year old found it scary at the end. There were a few tears. The 6 year old found it to be a funny movie, but said he had watched it at school when he was 5 and said that he was scared. Hope this was helpful

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age 7+


Your children will spend the whole movie wondering if the people of Whoville will die or not. Some serious bullying & ganging up on. It is cute & entertaining, but a little much for young viewers. The vulture scenes were very scary. A few disturbing scenes: the dentist where the guy gets his shot in the arm instead of the mouth & they show a man in a great deal of pain. An angry mob physically attacking Horton while being egged on by an evil mother. A boy completely disinterested in life sneaks out his window & runs away in the middle of the night.

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