Parents' Guide to

The Lion Guard: The Rise of Scar

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

More adventures of Kion and his Guard; cartoon peril.

Movie NR 2018 141 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 5+

still ok Nothing can ever make me hate Disney I just wish they would not add bull stuff

like in The lion guard The rise of Scar like he should not have been brought back especally by some Hyenas cause Scar died at a fire at pride rock and was killed by hyenas like how the hay should that be possiable and done and he is in Lava a volcano so how the hay is he a spirt. Now Muffasa I get cause he is a good Lion to be back but Scar really bruh! The music and movie episode special for The Lion guard was good I just don't like this not needed nonsence.
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age 5+

Better Than The Lion King

This Movie Is Nice.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7):
Kids say (3):

If audiences don't mind the fact that this "movie" is a compilation of episodes earlier broadcast on The Lion Guard TV series, it's a treat for kids and fans of the popular Lion King franchise. The characters are, as always, well-defined and funny, and often deliver sound and significant messages to young audiences. The original songs are bright and catchy. The performances in The Lion Guard: The Rise of Scar are all strong; the story is intriguing; the animation is first-rate. Still, despite the well-earned acclaim of this Disney entry, it's not appropriate for little ones who are not yet able to distinguish real from pretend. Beloved characters are often in danger, villains are noisy and threatening, and action is plentiful.

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