Jurassic School

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Dreadful low-budget fantasy is hard to watch.

PG 2017 85 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 6+

Lacks the heart of the first 4 movies

Going into the movie, I had high hopes. Shrek is a gangster franchise, but this one disappointed on all fronts. I found the movie to be pretty boring and predictable at times, although the animation was consistently amazing. There were some scenes in the villains lair with Monsters that were creepy in nature, and there was a jump scare that might make younger kids upset. Donkey, Fiona, the kids, and the royal family were barely in the movie. Donkey seemed to go backwards character wize, and the rest were shoved to the side. There were also some questionable themes in the movie. The ending also undermines the themes of the rest of the series with *SPOILERS* Shrek leaving the rest of the group to hang out with the lady who’s name I forgot. Overall, it was a strange installment with a lack of imagination and heart.
age 6+

Rivals Jurassic Park!!

This movie was top notch. Jurassic Park has nothing on this . The special effects were mind blowing. It felt like I was really seeing a dinosaur . The acting was also amazing. Makes you wonder how some actors make millions when these people aren’t well known and outperformed the best. The budget on this must have been in the millions for sure. I can’t wait for the sequel!! Edge of the seat action.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex

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