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Parents' Guide to

Everyone's Hero

By Jane Boursaw, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

A formulaic feel-good movie with positive messages.

Movie G 2006 90 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 2+

This is what I would call a stereotypical kids film.

This title has:

Great messages
age 4+
It's not bland! It's only weakness is that it's not over the top constantly...but thats not a weakness in my house. We love the simple humorous moments, slapstick, and character dynamics. There are still thrills and tense moments where the little grabs holds his face in a moment of concern for the hero, even though he's seen it 5 times already. If warm, funny, slapstick, no one dies, great chase scenes, positve historically uplifting character interaction is bland then I feel lucky the bar for us is low 'cause we're not getting this movie out of the monthly rotation any time soon.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (8 ):

Baseball, kids, family, honor -- it's a nice legacy left by Christopher and Dana Reeve in their last project before both their deaths. Though a bit formulaic (let's face it -- we've been desensitized by fast-moving films), Everybody's Hero offers a positive message about doing the right thing and never giving up, even in the face of adversity.

It also reminds kids that dreams really can come true and that we should always put our families first, even if it means going to the ends of the earth to set things right. And with a G rating, it's one of those rare movies that's great for kids of all ages.

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