The Illusionist

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Touching, beautiful drama about the magic of friendship.

PG 2010 90 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 5 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Not for sensitive kids

The music and cinematography were lovely, however, this film has adult themes that are a bit too heavy for children. It is certainly not for sensitive ones. My 9 yo boy was completely distraught over pet and owner separation/abandonment. I regret watching it with him.
age 18+

Don't bother watching this overrated film!

This film is incredibly sad. It has almost no comedy. My 10 year old son was crying when the movie ended. It's a story about struggle, failed relationships, and disappointment. In one scene, a man was on a chair with a noose around his neck! I rated the movie as one star just to be nice.

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Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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