My Life as a Dog

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Sensitive subtitled coming-of-age movie for older kids.

PG 1987 101 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 18+

Not for kids

Way too sexual for kids. Too many weird sexual references all throughout the film. Very odd film.

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Too much sex
age 18+

not for kids

Although this movie is about kids, it is hard for kids to relate to. It is quite depressing. Very serious things happen and parts that lighten it up by humour and absurd situations are largely lost on kids. The more or less explicit references to sexuality are not for kids from 11 years, maybe from 16 or 17. Our kids did not enjoy it.

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