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The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Sweet dino tale with music, cartoon action, and mild peril.

Movie G 2016 82 minutes
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age 6+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 6+

Not impressed

My kids watched the first one and they liked it, so i confidently showed them the second one. Is this lack of inspiration? A good part (most part) of the movie is about being chased by bad guys. It was slightly scary for them with no relief as the chasing is basically all what's going on.
age 5+

Ripoff of Brave

Is It Any Good?

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There's a gentle sweetness to this story which, when accompanied by four original upbeat songs, softens the danger and suspense that occur in the action sequences. Yes, the dinos do run into some fierce Sharpteeth creatures who chase them, and they do have mountains to climb and a sandstorm to outrun, and they find themselves on the brink of disaster several times, but for kids who are clear about the difference between make-believe and real, there is nothing truly scary or unsettling. The characters are original, quirky, and funny and have been well established in the earlier DVDs so that audiences, both old and new, will find them engaging. The addition of the voice talent of Reba McIntyre, who sings, and Damon Wayons, Jr., who jokes a lot, is another plus. A solid entry in the franchise.

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