Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Movie review by Colette DeDonato, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 3+

Heartwarming for all ages, some old-school content.

NR 1964 53 minutes

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 40 reviews

Kids say

age 3+

Based on 36 reviews

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age 6+

I’m 14 not an adult just so you know

Great movie! I have great childhood memories of watching this. Yes, some parts are a bit sexist but not so much so that you should refrain from watching this. I watched it at 6 and was fine. Some characters are mean to Rudolph but it is still a great holiday classic. Just explain to your kids if they are really young at some parts about how some things aren’t right. An excellent movie and a true classics. No movies are perfect, and a movie would be boring without any conflict. The abominable snowman is scary for young kids, so they should probably watch with an adult or older sibling. Not for 4 and under, but a holiday classic that everyone should watch.

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age 7+


Its not a bad movie at when it's geared towards kids 7 and up due to scary things and mild sexy stuff

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