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Romeo & Juliet: Sealed with a Kiss

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Low-budget cartoon tells classic story with hopeful ending.

Movie G 2006 76 minutes
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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

Was not expecting a review of this one...

Yeah, this is a bad film, but it's kind of enjoyable bad... except for the songs. The songs are beyond forgettable and lame. The characters, however, are so badly written it's funny. The animations for flash done by one person are also very good, almost Disney quality.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (5 ):

It seems harsh to judge this well-meaning labor of love by one man who created the entire film on his computer, 95% of it drawn by hand. Phil Nibbelink, one of the inventive minds behind An American Tail: Fievel Goes West and Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, wanted to introduce kids to the joy and beauty of William Shakespeare in a way that they would understand. But overall, it's an amateurish effort with a grating villain, tired jokes, and sub-par music. The sequence in which the star-crossed lovers are believed dead will probably go over the heads of most young kids and need explaining. Generally, a minor effort with some cute seals and good intentions.

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