Early Man

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

age 6+

Charming prehistoric tribute to "sacred game" of soccer.

PG 2018 89 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 20 reviews

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age 5+

Terrific Anti-Bullying Cartoon from England

It has a nice message in this Aardman film, because The Cavemen (led by Bobnar, ultimately by Dug and Goona) fight to stop Lord Noose (voiced by Tom Hiddleton with a French Accent, which makes it more hilarious) from taking their land over for his amusement. Noose tells Dug that "The Cavemen are totally crap at Football", as he is quite mean to the cavemen. But, Dug manages to defeat the bumbling tyrant and get their land back. This should be considered an Anti-Bullying film, as it has a message for standing up for yourself and being assertive.

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age 6+

Charming and funny

Early Man is the latest outing by Aardman. It has much about what makes their works great: the unique stop-motion visuals and the good humour, often found in background gags. The film is a familiar and predictable story about an underdog sports team. It has a good message, a heart and the background gags will probably reward multiple viewings. On the whole, a charming and funny piece of work.

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