Scooby-Doo and the Samurai Sword

Movie review by Joly Herman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Scooby's Japanese adventure is fun but a little violent.

NR 2009 75 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 4 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 6+


Daphne fighting her cute friend was loads of fun and the whole Martial Arts theme for some reason really worked for me. I thought it was a decent story and fantastically animated. I liked the overall spirit of the movie.
age 7+

Not for fans of the series

Scooby Doo has always been cheesy fun, but it had an important core message: seemingly supernatural occurrences have rational (if campy) explanations. It's critical to note that the Gang never solves the mystery in this movie— supernatural elements remain unexplained in the end. In contrast with the Scooby Doo tradition; dragons, ghosts, and "spirits" are presented as real. Definitely not for fans of Scooby Doo.

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