Phantom Boy

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Poignant crime caper follows sick boy with ghostly ability.

PG 2016 84 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 1 review

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