Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Animated film is too violent for younger kids.

PG-13 2005 126 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 10+
age 10+

Steam on the Rise!

Beautiful movie about the role of science in war. Steamboy is breathtakingly detailed and ambitious beyond anything I have ever seen in the realm of animation!! I woud put it in the category of Spirited Away and Howl's Moving Castle. I am very critical of movies and their content and I would say the storyline and characters are good and well-developed. Some say otherwise, but the renowned Spirited Away has almost a non-existant plotline, it's purpose was for entertainment. This is true for Steamboy also, the plot is not as fantastic as it could be but it is obvious the creators took their time during the nine-year drawing and computer-generating process. This has become an instant classic in our household as it will be in yours.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

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