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Orion and the Dark

Orion and the Dark movie poster: Animated nighttime characters.
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age 11+

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age 18+

CLOROFORM!?!

Tried to watch it with my little siblings and all of the sudden a women was nocked out by "sleep" using chloroform out of nowhere.
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age 9+

9 AND UP

This Is A Good Movie For Kids, It Can Help Kids Not Be Afraid Of The Dark And Also More Such As Bullying, Asking Girls Out, Dying, And More But Why I Say 9 And Up Is Because It Shows Orion Dying In His Sketchbook And Also They Use Chloroform To Make Some Sleep, And Use A Hammer To Put A Baby To Sleep

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Educational value
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age 11+

5/10, it's okay I guess

The movie portrays pretty vivid depictions of death in Orion's sketchbook, and there's even a scene with Sleep where she literally uses chloroform to send someone to sleep, and tries to justify hitting a baby on the head with a hammer. On the plus side, it has good morals about overcoming your fears. Orion can be looked to as a role model because of overcoming his fears and facing the real world.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
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age 8+

fun movie for kids

I liked the art and animation in this film, it was a fun watch and made me laugh. but the clorophome, really?

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age 17+

Over all it’s a trash story and can be scary for young children.

Umm.. well the entity sleep has some horrible tactics at getting people to sleep. A hammer, chloroform, and smothering with a pillow. Dark almost kills the kid orion on accident and he constantly is messing everything up. Although he finds a way to help the entity’s.He has a scary nightmare. Not scary but younger kids can (ironically)probably get very scared of the dark. At the end the message was that you should be scared and embrace and do it anyway. One use of “hell” but that’s it. Obviously no sexual content, except maybe that Orion has a crush on a girl. It ends with an overcoming of fear and anxiety. Oh yea dark tries to commit suicide because all of his friends quit and everyone says they hate dark. Really sad actually. And a VERY WEIRD ENDING.
age 11+

good but not for fragile kids

watched it with my kids 3 nights ago and they still can’t sleep if I don’t sit in their room all night to know that monsters won’t drug them. my kids are 12 and this still happened just be aware

age 7+

age 8+

This title has:

Great messages
age 6+

Great Movie For Scared Little Kids

This is a great movie about bravery, sometimes it could be a little bit scary for some of the kids but it does teach a valuable lesson

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Great messages
age 8+

So entertaining

If you die in a dream you die in real life which is traumatic and scary to younger kiddlywinks I LOVE HOW SLEEP PUTS PEOPLE TO SLEEP IT IS SO HORRIFIC I WAS SOOOOOI HAPPY

This title has:

Too much violence