Legend (1986)

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

age 10+

Dark and often scary '80s fantasy hasn't aged well.

PG 1986 143 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Incredible costumes!

The story was interesting, the costumes created some very creepy goblins and characters but I enjoyed the film. Parents may want to watch it first before showing it to younger kids as some scenes may frighten them. Reminded me of labyrinth but without all the lovely songs.
age 12+

Beautiful film!

I first saw this film in probably 1985 as a teen and fell immediately in love with it. As an adult and years upon years later it still holds up beautifully and doesn't seem dated at all. Anyone I know in my age group(it may be nostalgia but I doubt it) adores this film. It's a film about the battle between good and evil and there are some awesome quotes about just that. The film doesn't blur the lines like so many films do these days which I find upsetting. There are some vey innocent moments of young love but nothing that's innappropriate and those scenes are definitely G rated especially for these days. I can't recall any curse words. I'm actually about the watch the film again. But it's a medevil film and they speak very proper English- so I don't recall any bad words. The film is cinematically striking and they apparently filmed some scenes near Where I live in Florida which is somewhat surprising. I believe it's a Silver springs. Anyhow, I can't say enough about this film. If you like films like Lord of the Rings, Willow, Krill, etc you will love this film as well.

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