Parents' Guide to

The Mighty

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Good movie about friendship for middle schoolers.

Movie PG-13 1998 100 minutes
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age 10+

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age 10+
I think 4th & 5th Grade students need to see this before Middle School. 4th is the new 6th. 10 is the new 13.

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The Mighty is inspiring, and a good movie to initiate a talk with middle schoolers about the way all seventh-graders feel like outcasts at times. What Max learns from Kevin makes it possible for him to survive a terrible family history and an abusive father. Kids may also want to read the book, Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick.

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