Movie review by Kelly Kessler, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Youthful folly and magic mix in wondrous Earthsea.

NR 2005 172 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 9+

Romantic scene on a bed.

Romantic scene, not explicit. Half nude from the back then kissing and hugging on a bed. In the first minutes of the movie.
age 13+

Jungian Union

I think this fantasy about magicians has more depth than Harry Potter, at least the unique treatment of the final union of the boy magician with the/*his* Shadow figure is nothing less than a Jungian union with one's darker side, one in which Ged finally faces and confronts his Shadow, opens himself up to it, and becomes one with it, resulting in his finding his full power as a magician and whole person.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

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