The Last Unicorn

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Classic '80s animated fantasy has some scary moments.

G 1982 93 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 38 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 21 reviews

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age 12+

Great Movie Wrong Rating

The little ones might be scared by a couple things in this movie there's a big bird what kills the witch at the beginning and there's the bull he was just a big Fireball in the shape of bull . Towards the end of the movie the bull runs over the prince and the castle comes crumbling down sending King Haggard crashing to his death On to the adult Parts in the movie there's a tree that the wizard turns into a girl and her large chest is clearly visible the bird that kills the old witch it shows its chest which has nipples when the Unicorn turns into the girl you do not see any frontal nudity her hair is basically covering everything but when they do a long shot of her laying there you do see her bare behind for a second or two also towards the end there is a brief view of the unicorns chest as a girl As far a dark movie it's not the ending is a happy one this was one of my favorite movies as a kid and this still is one of my favorite movies of all times as an adult I do agree the rating of Pg might of been a little more appropriate for it I'd skip it if your kid under 12 And then you might want to watch it first to decide if it right for your kid
age 10+

Good but not for small children

It’s a good movie but it’s not really for kids. There are minor swear words, violence, and partial nude cartoon breasts on monster creatures. It’s still a good movie but it’s for older kids and adults who enjoy animation. The animation isn’t the greatest that Topcraft has ever produced (a lot of their animators went on to work for famous Japanese company Studio Ghibli which is known for its lovely animation) but the acting is top notch. The Shout Factory release is the best way to see it but that version has minor swearing (damn and hell are used but that’s it I think). The unfeeling unicorn learns what regret and love feels like... Really sad in places but a good movie...

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