Pride & Prejudice

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Gorgeous Jane Austen adaptation has timeless appeal.

PG 2005 127 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 54 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 73 reviews

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age 6+

Any age can enjoy

A beautiful, witty romance with no sex or violence. The hero and heroine are both admirable, and the love story is enjoyable, as it focuses on Elizabeth and Darcy having a verbal sparring match most of the time. If your kids like romance, then this is a great family film.

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age 12+

A Must-See

This is one of my all-time favorite movies. It's a beautiful, old-fashioned romance and has beautiful imagery of nature and gentle piano incorporated throughout. This is a beautifully atmospheric, light hearted movie. It might be harder for children to enjoy or appreciate and so I think its better suited for the tween/teen age group.

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