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

age 12+

Messy, dated romantic fantasy is dull and violent.

PG-13 1985 124 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 9+

A fun 80s fantasy romance

Surprised at the negative review, maybe the reviewer was a bit grumpy that day. My siblings and I watched this movie over and over. A neat story, a really good bad guy, amusing Matthew Broderick, and Michelle Pfeiffer at her most beautiful. Rutger Hauer is appropriately brooding. The early scenes with the wolf are a bit scary, but overall fairly bloodless.
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age 13+

I never get tired of this movie!

I saw this movie in the theater when I was a kid. I instantly fell in love with this story. I have watched the movie over and over again. I never get tired of it. This movie tells a beautiful story, laced with adventure and action. The movie conjures a classic good vs. evil sentiment. A young pick-pocket who is prone to lying and stealing, grows in character and becomes brave and loyal to help his new friends break the curse that keeps them apart. The story is told beautifully, and does not require any CGI or special effects to convey the emotion and excitement that unfolds. The soundtrack by the Alan Parsons Project is amazing!

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