Riverdance: The Animated Adventure

Movie review by Stefan Pape, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Engaging Irish animation deals with grief; some peril.

NR 2022 87 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 1 review

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age 10+

Less dance, more death than expected

I thought this would be nonsense gluing together almost nonstop dance scenes. But it’s utter nonsense only occasionally interrupted by dance. And our 7-year-old was disturbed by the character deaths.
age 10+

Gunshots and hunting!

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Too much violence

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