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Parents' Guide to

The Big Trip

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Uninspired animated adventure has quirky characters, peril.

Movie G 2020 84 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 6+

So-so Big Nate copycat about animals saving the world.

Not really all that good. It is a ripoff of Big Nate, but instead of being human, the main characters are animals.
age 5+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (2 ):

The story is easy to understand, the characters cute, and the animation is fine; however, the movie is repetitious, uninspired, and its cartoon peril may be a bit too scary for the target audience. The Big Trip makes an earnest attempt to follow its purposefully quirky animal folks on an obstacle-filled journey with a happy ending; and it succeeds, in part. Younger kids (who are okay with cartoon violence) will appreciate the funny characters, but won't get some of the jokes (references to Shakespeare?), nor is there sufficient pace to keep them engaged. And, there's not enough inventiveness, wit, or energy to hold the attention of older ones.

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