Nim's Island

Movie review by Betsy Bozdech, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Book-based tropical adventure is good family fun.

PG 2008 95 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 36 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 38 reviews

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age 8+
My daughter and I watched this movie after reading the book. It perhaps does not follow the book with the same precision/specifics in the book (most books made in to movies are this way) but still entertaining and perfectly acceptable in my opinion for older elementary aged children. If there was any coarse language or so forth-I certainly did not catch it. It may be somewhat frightening for extremely young children regarding volcanoes erupting and so forth but otherwise-my opinion is that it is perfectly reasonable and not offensive for 8-9+ year olds. My daughter and I both enjoyed the movie.

This title has:

Educational value
Great role models
age 10+

Not for young kids/ Oh, and there's language BTW

The review said no language but we turned it off after a Damn, Damned, OH My God, rolled out the 1st 45 minutes.

This title has:

Too much swearing

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