The Absent-Minded Professor

Movie review by Scott G. Mignola, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

'60s classic is sweet, clever, and funny.

G 1961 96 minutes

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 7+

Not as good as I remembered

Showed it to our 8 and 12 year olds. They were somewhat entertained. The plot is okay. Special effects seemed great in the 60s, when I was a tot. Now they’re “meh”. It has a plot, so under 7s will tune out. It’s clean and family friendly. Not worth the $4 it cost....but fair.
age 5+


This movie was very funny! It had a lot of action as well.I recomend it.

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