Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Tween-targeted fantasy adaptation is no Harry Potter.

PG 2009 105 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 19 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 33 reviews

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age 13+

Only suitable for 12+! Violent and scary!

Common sense media says 9+ but it's much scarier and more violent than any Harry Potter or star wars which are 12+! Very nightmare inducing for any child younger! Good film for that age upwards though. Good story line and I like the books mentioned. Fab cast. Shame Common sense media have got the rating so wrong on this! So unlike them!
age 15+

Common sense missed the mark!

This movie is violent and scary - we turned off for our 11 and 9 year Commonsense media missed the !!! We turned it off after a very brutal kidnapping with knives and machine guns and a man being dragged by his collar while being beaten with a bat. NOT ok for kids under 12!!!

This title has:

Too much violence

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