Rescued by Ruby

Movie review by Jennifer Borget, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Heartwarming true story has peril, positive messages.

NR 2022 93 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 18 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 6+

Inspiring for kids labeled "different"

I am the mom to an amazing neurodivergent son with ADHD and dyslexia who loves animals. We watched this movie as a family and I nearly cried so many times because I saw my son in this movie. This movie does an amazing job of inspiring kids who may be labeled as "hyperactive" "stupid" or "unable to accomplish anything." Even if you don't have a loved one that's neurodivergent, this move is amazing for any animal lover. This is probably our new favorite family movie.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
8 people found this helpful.
age 3+

Beautiful and Heartfelt True Story with A Happy Ending

I love Grant Gustin and dogs, so I knew I would enjoy this true story. It exceeded my expectations. It is inspiring, heartfelt, and wholesome. Netflix needs to make more family-friendly content. You can make a great film of substance without profanity, sex, or violence. You can tell a good story without being offensive. I enjoy the powerful themes of trust, not giving up on each other, and not letting your frustration get in the way of your present blessings. Both Ruby and Dan have very similar personalities because they have nervous, fidgety behavior, but they have good hearts. People constantly underestimate them and refuse to connect to them. They have the potential, strong will, and tenacity to never give up and prove everyone wrong. It is more of an underdog story, and I enjoy it when a kind, hardworking person like Dan can overcome adversity and win in life. I strongly recommend this feel-good movie because it will leave a smile on your face and put you in a positive mood.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
4 people found this helpful.

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