Peter Pan

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Stereotypes mar otherwise jaunty Disney adventure classic.

G 1953 76 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 54 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 57 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 4+

Enjoyable but is a bit dated.

My daughter watched this at 2 and really enjoyed it. She wasn’t scared by anything and keeps asking for it again. She didn’t really understand or get the story line and in someways I’m glad she didn’t because I prefer shoes with better female representation, as this is an older movie the depictions are dates as well as how Native Americans are represented. I would choose to show this when your child is too young to catch on to this or old enough to discuss it.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much consumerism
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age 6+


It's full of racism, sexism, and bullying. The depictions of Native Americans are extremely offensive. I really wish I had read the reviews here before watching it with my kids.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
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