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By Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Colorful, charming animated tale has positive messages.

Movie G 2022 97 minutes
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age 4+

Based on 17 parent reviews

age 4+

Fully Watchable!

I kind of hate that I watch any kids movie now fully ready to cringe at whatever political or "social" something someone tries to shovel into it. I didn't have to cringe during this one and I really appreciate it. Well, maybe I cringed at Whoppie Goldberg making money off of it, but it wasn't something I had to explain to kids. Did it drag a little, yes. Are my nine year old twin boys and 6 year old boy watching it again this morning, yes. I hope more non-cringe worthy kids movies keep getting made!
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age 2+

Beautiful message and wholesome content!

This may be our new favorite family movie - wholesome, beautiful message, nothing too scary, clean language, kept us on the edge of our seat, made me cry happy tears, fantastic story and sweet characters. Our kiddos aged 2-7 years loved this and as their mom I did also. Well done!! Highly recommend!!

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (17 ):
Kids say (15 ):

This charming animated film manages to maintain a sweet innocence without compromising its desire to layer in ideas and characters that can be appreciated by more mature audiences. Luck's characters, animated with subtlety, are seemingly tailor-made for the high-profile cast. Bob's calm, cool, standoffish demeanor is captured in his cat poses and almond eyes, and Pegg's accent hilariously changes to fit the storyline. Goldberg infuses her wise-cracking Captain with a soft heart, and Fonda oozes seductive power as the confident dragon lady who recognizes that a lot of creatures are intimidated by "ladies of stature" and who just knows that she would "excel" at running the universe.

The Land of Luck is a magical place imbued with soft colors and made to look like the inside of a watch, constantly in motion and with Jetsons-style platforms transporting characters. There's magic in other scenes as well, particularly a dialogue-free sequence where Sam chases Bob through town. The cat is as suave as Fred Astaire as he glides nonchalantly over the tops of opened umbrellas. The entire film is set to an orchestral score that also has classical Hollywood nuances.

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