The Lake House

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Corny romance will bore kids.

PG 2006 888 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 14 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 17 reviews

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age 10+

Great fantasy love story

I love that there are almost no curse words nor adult situations in this movie. It's like they don't make movies like that anymore, even PG Disney movies make jokes I don't want my kids to hear yet.

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age 11+

Great Movie

Most people say they won't get the time paradox or that it's flawed but that really doesn't matter alot cause this is a love story and not Sci-Fi. It's also one of the only English love storues I've seen with absolutely no sex which was great. I was surprised to see little ratings on positive messages or role models cause Alex was a great role model like trying to be good to his father, helping out Kate, teaching people to do what you enjoy in life. Also he was very considerate about Kate by not building up their relationship in 2004 when he met her cause it would be not only hard but also confusing for her as she didn't love him yet. Kate's supervisor is also a good example showing concern and companionship to her subordinates as well as a kind doctor. This also made me come to tears cause the twin flame love depicted here is one of the truest forms of love according to many cultures and religions (Easy and West) Over all this is a family movie that all can and should watch.

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Great messages
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