Mr. Peabody & Sherman

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

age 6+

Punny time-travel adventure with lots of comic peril.

PG 2014 92 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 24 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 53 reviews

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age 11+

Rich Storyline and a Great Update for This 60s Character

I saw the trailers and I expected it to be more concentrated on time travel and not have much of a story line. Well there is. A fantastic one at that! "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" is a wonderful story about a dog who adopts a boy. The film also has lots of animated things to love - like history, comedy, romance, suspense and so much more. To make it even better – characters come to live thanks to the brilliant voice-over actors such as Ty Burrel and Max Charles. The film starts when a young puppy is growing up in different shelters. From a very early age he shows everyone how very special he is. He is intelligent, athletic and smooth. He wins many prizes, but his greatest adventure happens when he adopts a boy. Together they go through multiple adventures and troubles but able to stay together. I love so much about this film. The film itself is fantastic! I love how they take twenty five-minute shows that had old, colored 2-D animation and turn it into modern 3D animation with the use of modern technology. My favorite scene is when they show the story of how Mr. Peabody adopts Sherman. They show points throughout Sherman's little life of great moments, like his first step in 1709. Then it shows how he finds Sherman. That is definitely a sweet and loving part...

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
age 5+

Some positive messages and funny moments

Has a bit of cartoonish violence but has a possitivr message that you can stand up to bullies overall I think this film is alright for ages 5 and up

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence

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