Leo the Lion

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Horrible animated tale about a bullied vegetarian lion.

NR 2013 77 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 29 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

EXTREMELY GRAPHIC AND BRUTALLY VIOLENT

THIS MOVIE IS EVEN TOO VIOLENT FOR AN NC-17 RATING! THERE IS SO MUCH DEATH, VIOLENCE AND MASS DESTRUCTION. THIS IS NOT SUITABLE COR FHILDERN!
age 17+

A problematic Masterpiece

Leo The Lion is the quintessential animated movie of the 21st century. It’s incredibly profound but disturbing in its artistic qualities. It has very violent fight scenes but they’re there for the poetic symbolism of the movie. the movie is about the complexities of being a leader in a world filled with followers and confronting stereotpyes. 10/10

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