The Flight of the Navigator

Movie review by Sarah Wenk, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

'80s time-travel adventure has some cursing.

PG 1986 90 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 7 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 5+

Horrible film

This film is VERY slow and has the most horrible acting. It’s like the film is trying to compete with ET but the child acting is bad. It’s hard to sit through because of how slow the film is. It could have been 1/2 hour long, but was dragged out!
age 12+

Scary start

My kids, ages 12, 9, 7 were all too scared in the beginning to keep watching. The alien abduction and separation from parents creeped them out more than I realized it would. While the rest of the movie would have been fine (at least for my older two), this was a rougher start than I remembered from childhood when alien movies were more commonplace. It was pretty foreign to my kids.

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