Parents' Guide to

The Adventures of Bandolero

By Teresa Talerico, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Bandolero can't rescue disturbing Spanish cartoon.

Movie NR 2006 87 minutes
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Too much sex
Great messages
age 10+
This movie is very bad. The good messages it might have are overshadowed by all the violence. Which by the way, there is a lot of. Insults are often used. A character tries to force himself on a female character. Characters drink. Not a good movie for anyone!

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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say (1):

Unfortunately, the violence seems pretty intense for a children's cartoon and has many scenes that may disturb younger children. On a less-serious note, some suspenseful scenes merely seem implausible, and the dialogue veers between archaically stilted to fairly ridiculous to strangely contemporary. The villains, meanwhile, are always laughing that stereotypical, crazy villains' laugh. All of this is likely to leave older kids unimpressed.

Overall, Bandolero has an almost sneering feel; even some of the "good" characters -- including the hero's canine sidekick -- aren't especially likeable and actually seem irritable. In fairness, perhaps something was lost in translation, as this movie was originally produced in Spain and appears to be dubbed in English. Although Bandolero and his gang are bound to triumph in the end, the journey there is, frankly, a little exhausting.

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