Iron Will

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Common Sense says

age 8+

Coming-of-age tale has some violence, deaths.

PG 1994 109 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 7+

Exciting and clean

Great for kids, great for parents too.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 8+
Do watch it with the kids to begin with our 5yo found the father dying quite hard to take but took to the rest of the movie well, our 8yo didn't like the dog fight and was upset about it - asked questions about why someone would put their own anima,l that they loved, in danger to hurt another ... a very 'american dream' type film though!!

This title has:

Too much violence

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