Parents' Guide to

Over the Hedge

By Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Cute animated tale with some mild scares, cartoon violence.

Movie PG 2006 96 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 29 parent reviews

age 5+

Great Comic Movie!

This the nicest movie I Have ever Seen! The Book was Hilarious And entertaining, and The humor made us laugh. This Movie Is A Great Success.

This title has:

Educational value
Too much violence
age 5+

Over The Hedge Movie Review By Logan Strohl

While not one of DreamWorks best movies it is by far not one of their worst either. Great cast animation , story. Songs and score. Fun for the whole family and fans of the comic strip of the same name.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (29):
Kids say (60):

Cute and zippy, OVER THE HEDGE offers animal shenanigans, an amusing social critique, songs by Ben Folds, and cartoony explosions galore. It's good fun for everyone!

Plainly inspired by the brilliant Chuck Jones, the movie gets in easy digs at the burbs, a nifty homage to Pepe Le Pew (via Stella's faux-seduction of a Persian "guard cat" [Omid Djalili]), and yet another chance for Willis to make good fun of himself.

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