The Adventures of Mark Twain

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Dry humor and scary scenes abound in Twain overview.

G 1985 86 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 10+

A bit too bizarre...

While I appreciate taking a child-like approach to literature and absolutely advocate for early life introduction to the world of words, I can’t say that this one was my favorite adventure. A bit too heavily immersed in demonic representations, voodoo, and the darker side of humanity and its failures, I wouldn’t recommend this as an initial Twain experience. I found the overall themes difficult to grasp, when distracted by so much added darkness and bizarre dream sequences. We definitely won’t be letting our younger little ones view this film anytime soon (or maybe at all.)
age 2+

Hate it!!!

it was a waist of my time!!!!

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