Leap!

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

age 6+

Animated ballet adventure is heartwarming but uneven.

PG 2017 89 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 34 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 45 reviews

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age 3+

Good, but...

Movie is great! My 4yo has been enjoying this movie for some time now; however, we haven't watched it in a little while until today (2/10/2021) and noticed that a good amount of the lines were changed. Why??? It was perfectly fine the way it was before! Does anyone know why lines are different now?? We have really enjoyed the movie, but this kind of stuff makes me not want to re-watch... why "fix" what's not broken? This is pretty annoying! Really miss those lines (yes, I memorized them - had seen it about 100 times before today). They were funny lines, made the movie more enjoyable. Other than that, the movie is good! I've seen some comments on here about too much bullying, "murder" "sexy" scenes, etc. I have to say, that's just being WAY too picky. There are a lot more "sexy" scenes , bullying, and "murdering/death" in a TON of Disney movies like Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Snow White, even Pixar movies like Cars and Tory Story. I don't have an issue with those, but just saying... this movie (Leap) doesn't have nearly the amount of those "uncomfortable" scenes the others I mentioned have. Maybe those kids should stick to watching only Veggie Tales?? That's safe in every aspect, they can be funny and educational too!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 6+

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