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Guardian of the Highlands

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Wildlife adventure has some peril, sensual characters.

Movie NR 2013 76 minutes
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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

Great movie

This movie watered my plants, sent me a box of Dunkin’ Donuts, and sent me a promotion at work. I am #Blessed for Sir Billi to be in my life. Thank you God for letting me see this cinematic masterpiece it is such a blessing.

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say (6 ):

GUARDIAN OF THE HIGHLANDS has a bit of an identity crisis: It's an animated children's movie about saving an endangered beaver but with the winking sultriness at times of a grown-up action movie. It borrows heavily from James Bond in the introduction, action, and treatment of female characters, who are often shown with heaving, exaggerated cleavage. There are some nice ideas about preserving wildlife and endangered species, and the community must work together to save the day against the evil corporation and corrupt officers. And fans of Sean Connery may enjoy his wisecracking role as a veterinarian/skateboarder/ladies' man. But there's a bit of a mishmash of action and jokes here without a lot of meaningful plot development and some iffy portrayals that muddle the positive messages.

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