The Black Cauldron

Movie review by Michelle Erica Green, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Book-based fantasy is darker than much Disney fare.

PG 1985 80 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 19 reviews

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age 5+

Scary but good

This movie is probably an introduction to scary action films. My kids were scared when the pig was being chased around and was squealing. The same pig almost got beheaded. We all kind of cringed at that. The little Gurgi character dove into the cauldron to his death but came back to life eventually. It was a pretty deep movie for being G rated, but overall, we liked it. This is a movie that I had to constantly remind my kids that it’s just a movie, not real life.

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Too much violence
age 6+

algo nuevo en disney que resulto bastante genial

una película oscura en disney resulto ser bastante buena y la historia aunque tenga imágenes tenebrosas les encantara a los niños sobre taron quien quiere ser un guerrero pero en realidad es un porquero

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