Martian Child

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

age 10+

Sweet kid-friendly drama has some mature themes.

PG 2007 106 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 11 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 12+

I Loved This Movie!

It is a sweet funny story and the performances are all very good. I bought the DVD and have shared it with several friends who all Loved it too! My 13 and 15 yr olds enjoyed it a lot.

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age 8+

!This movie is so precious!

There should be more movies like this. Even my little sisters liked it, and they hardly ever watch movies that aren't animated or Disney. SEE THIS MOVIE!

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