Gentle Giant

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Prequel to Gentle Ben series has some violence, drunkenness.

NR 1967 94 minutes

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age 15+

No film for kids; drugs moments

R: violence and some drug usgages/drunking images
age 8+

Gentle Giant

A look at a different time with a boy trying to convinve a town that a captured bear isnt the monster they think it is. Quaint, nostalgic and probably a bit slow for children today...but nevertheless a good movie.

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