Parents' Guide to

Lion of Oz

By Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Oz prequel has sweet message, cloying songs.

Movie NR 2000 74 minutes
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The animated film Lion of Oz follows the Wizard of Oz formula, and young Oz lovers will enjoy the magical characters and familiar elements. The movie's emphasis on friendship, courage, and believing in what's possible are nice and very positive, and the story is sure to please its intended audience. However, adults will find the character of Wimsik overly sweet, and the music is strictly B-list.

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