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Parents' Guide to

Mee-Shee: The Water Giant

By Teresa Talerico, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Friendly father-son-sea monster movie.

Movie PG 2005 95 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 9+

This review is wrong

The review said that there was no language but they use h*LL twice not to long after the movie starts. Pretty upset about this since I was watching with three little ones

This title has:

Too much swearing
age 7+
Seemed like lots of violence for being rated at age 7. Also there is a graphic fist fight and two scenes where people are hit on the head by objects and knocked down

This title has:

Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

MEE-SHEE: THE WATER GIANT is a family-friendly movie that should delight kids with its compassionate lake monster, nifty submarines, and scenes of adventure in the remote Canadian wilderness. Meanwhile, its sensitive portrayal of the relationship between a father and his young son provides some tender moments. The movie sinks occasionally due to some overacting by minor characters, but overall it's entertaining and fun to watch.

Some suspense is lost by revealing Mee-Shee too quickly, but this may work better for younger viewers. A gargantuan combination of walrus, dinosaur, and dolphin, Mee-Shee is a little scary at first, but proves itself to be friendly, curious, and even playful. The movie features a number of suspenseful scenes -- underwater and on dry land. And Sean and Mac's experiences with Mee-Shee help them grow closer, probably more than a trip to Disney World ever could.

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