Little Man Tate

Movie review by Alyssa Ellsworth, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Moving story of a smart boy and protective mom.

PG 1991 99 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

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age 13+

Not what we expected

Thought this movie was borderline depressing. Fred never got to do what he wanted and it seemed no one really understood Fred. Mom loved him and tried to provide fun but could not honor his intelligence and need for intellectual stimulation. Jane enjoyed his talent but could not treat him as a person. Glad my children decided not to watch it. We were disappointed and wondered what was the point??
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An Instant Classic

This is a beautiful movie. The only inappropriate content is the language which is extremly strong for a PG rating and the mother smokes and drinks. Other than that, this movie is fantastic.

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