Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Stage musical successfully brought to the screen.

NR 2000 80 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 15 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 5+

Good, silly and entertaining

This is an incredible musical, Donny Osmond is fantastic and it's a very silly light hearted story. This is an old testament bible story, there are some revealing costumes and nods to other things but kids aren't going to pick too much of it up and if they are picking it up then they've seen much worse then this! Primary schools do this musical and the only thing they need to change is the costumes and some adult choreography so its very appropriate for all ages.
age 16+

An uncomfortable watch

This is uncomfortably sexualised. It ruined the music for me.

This title has:

Too much sex

Movie Details

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