Penguin Highway

Movie review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Magic, mystery, some mature content in lovely anime.

NR 2019 118 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 11+
age 10+

Aight this is a good film, ignore the oversensitive reviews.

I'm nearly thirteen and I watched this with my mature 10 year old friend a couple months ago. Look, if the main character was a couple years older, his breast obsession would be justified. Its typical of guys to be like that. My friend knew this and she got kind of awkward at certain points in the movie, as did I. The flirtatious woman that the 10 year old protagonist had a crush on was not human, but a mystical being of creation incarnated as a 20-something-year-old dentist who had no idea of her power, which was causing penguins and Japanese monsters to appear randomly around her town. The movie is entertaining and emphasizes the importance of intelligence and knowledge, and for a science fanatic like me, it was appreciable. I hope they make a sequel, because there were some unanswered questions and the movie ended with the main character deciding to spend his life contemplating the mysterious miracle of creation that he had witnessed.

This title has:

Too much sex

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