Flora & Ulysses

Movie review by Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Quirky, book-based tale has action, dramatic moments.

PG 2021 91 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 19 reviews

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age 8+

INCREDIBLE!!!!!

loved the story, if your a fan of spider man the squirrel gets super powers from a vacuum! But, the dad gets shot multiple times by a tranqulizer gun. Otherwise great!

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age 2+

Not Divorce Friendly

Fun and funny flick, but as someone else pointed out, not great if your family is split or especially in the middle of splitting. Spoilers - it starts with the parents separated and the usual sad moments of reflecting on the past, family photos, etc. However, the movie seems to focus a lot on the parents and not as much on the child or squirrel really, and then the parents get back together, which nowadays as we know, typically isn’t the case - so that was a little difficult watching with my child. Apparently this is not in the book series, so very odd that Disney / the writers added this part, in this day and age, when many more modern shows deal with blended families / divorce much more commonly. Otherwise, it was funny and some great moments for sure.

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