Driving Miss Daisy

Movie review by Maria Llull, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Tale of unlikely friendship has stereotypes, some language.

PG 1990 99 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 8+

This is a great movie! Watch it!

I am 8 and this is a really touching movie. I think it is so sweet how two people who are different races and religions come together to be such good friends. I think this movie is great for 8 year olds because it shows how we can be friends with anyone we want to.

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age 10+

Well worth watching with your kids, 10 and up.

This is such an awesome movie. Since my 10 yr old just spent a month studying black history, the racial slurs and discrimination were expected in historical perspective, and actually reinforced what she had already learned about the various time periods it covered. Without the background though, it would require some pre-discussion. The friendship brought tears to my eyes, and sparked a conversation about alzheimers as well. Excellent movie, just remember that PG means GUIDANCE, not approval!

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