Missing Link

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Visually dazzling adventure is earnest, sometimes intense.

PG 2019 95 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 23 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 19 reviews

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age 6+

Good for older kids

It's a lovely funny story, it does have violence( fights in a bar and shooting guns ) so if your kid is easily scared, you should wait until he is older.

This title has:

Great messages
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Too much violence
age 8+

We enjoyed it.

Our family of four, including 7yo twins, enjoyed this movie. The boys giggled off and on and my husband noticed the visual references to Indiana Jones. We both enjoyed the many different and interesting camera angles. The story involves more violence, guns and drinking than many kids films do these days, but if you're comfortable with that for your kids then it should be ok. I would say the guns and drinking is on par with the Muppets but there is more violence in this film.

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