Movie review by Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Book-based fantasy-horror tale has lots of scares, peril.

NR 2021 100 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 16 reviews

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age 13+

Too scary for kids under 13

This film is awful! Be careful if you don't want your child to be afraid and cry at nights :( There are far too many special effects in the film. Children from 7-12 years will take the events seriously. Children believe that such things can really happen. In the film, the events are made to look so real. Netflix has rated this suitable for 7-year-olds (in Europe) but that's ridiculous. It has not been thought what age group it would be suitable for. Some scenes are really scary. The film stayed in my kid's mind even after a while. It can really scare any child who is not used to watching horror movies.

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Too much violence
age 12+

Scary movie for kids

Very nice and good story and good for halloween for kids older then 11! Interresting twist of the story. The movie has all kinds of scary scenes, gore, spooky, thriller, monsters and so forth.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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