Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Kids will like well-intentioned sequel, but it lacks magic.

PG 2014 88 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 10 reviews

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age 11+

It is scary

I don’t think this is appropriate for kids under 9. You have to be mature. The songs are very good. But it is surprisingly scary. There is animal neglect. There is one scene where the China Princess dies and the song is beautiful but it is very sad. The earthquake in the China Palace is very scary when you think about it. It is funny because they are dolls, but what if it was real people.

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Too much violence
age 5+

A movie with its own little magic

Kids are 5 and 7 years old. SPOILERS: They kids were very interested in the movie. The villain was definetly evil, the kids got it and understood how some of the main characters had to change to be better. the songs were adequate, and animation was good for its style. not worth a movie night experience but a random dinner movie for the kids is a good use of the movie.

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Great role models

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