Parents' Guide to

The Adventures of the American Rabbit

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Message-laden superhero tale is trite and uninspiring.

Movie G 1986 82 minutes
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age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

It's a really cute 80's cartoon!

It's really cute but there is violence and some scenes take place at a bar complete with drinking and drinks shown behind the counter and bar tender. There's also some lazy writing BUT the animation looks good for a 1980's non Disney or Bluth cartoon.

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The unimaginative, simplistic animation in this film goes hand in hand with a trite story and zealous moralizing (not always associated with the events at hand). There are scenes that make no sense either standing on their own or as part of a whole. Motivations change from moment to moment. Characters forge ahead, oblivious to what happened only a scene earlier. And, with the exception of Rob Rabbit, the threatened citizens -- though gentle and sweet-natured -- are portrayed as foolish and naive. That doesn't leave much to recommend.

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