The Lion of Judah

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

age 6+

Amateurish animation mars Christian animal tale about Jesus.

PG 2011 86 minutes

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 8+

Overt mysticism

Movie features mysticism and indoctrinating symbolism. Animation and music are poor. Talking animals are also concerning. Younger children may be not be able to understand the messages and may become confused. Parents should watch this title together with kids to advise about messages that might be misleading.
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age 3+

Good Easter Week Movie

My oldest is almost 4 and really starting to understand the reason for Easter next week. This movie was fun to watch with him and tie together several other podcasts, Superbook episodes and Bible stories we’ve been reading leading up to Resurrection Sunday. The animation is less than enjoyable for me to watch but he doesn’t mind it. There are some continuity issues to get past also - like how Jesus was born in the farm animals’ stable but 30 years later they are still alive and surprisingly not any older.

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