The Court Jester

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Terrific family fun.

NR 1956 101 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 7+

Talented actors, unafraid to be silly...

Little people, being relied upon...righting a wrong...just a cute simple movie with a good result...

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age 9+

Witty and fun

This movie has been my favorite since I was a kid. There is some mild sexual inuendo, but it goes over the head of kids below the teen years. Wonderful message that a tender and kind man can be truly masculine and attractive. Danny Kaye is a tongue-twisting genius and the comedic timing of the movie is flawless. The sword battle at the climax is screamingly funny. Young kids might have trouble following the twists and turns, but would be amused with some of the musical numbers and certainly by the sword fight and jousting scenes.

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