The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

Like steamed veggies: Good for you, but bland.

G 2008 84 minutes

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Based on 16 reviews

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Based on 14 reviews

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The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything : A Veggietales Movie Movie review by Logan Strohl

While it's not Jonah a veggietales movie The Pirates who don't do anything do anything a veggietales movie is still really great and loads of fun and has a great message in it for followers of God and plus great songs and funny humor.

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Some Parts Are Scary for Younger Kids

There are definitely some funny parts in this movie, but my kids (aged 6 and 3) didn’t laugh as much as I thought they would. Because there were no stars for violence and scariness, I didn’t click on it and read more. It seems like a lot of the G-rated movies we look at here have three stars for “Violence and Scariness,” but this one has none. I wouldn’t expect that unless there was literally nothing scary going on. I think this one definitely warrants one star for “Violence and Scariness.” I agree that the movie is not right for kids under four. My daughter, age 3, was not traumatized at all, but she was a bit scared at some of the scenes, like the ones featuring the Pirate Roberts and the ones featuring mechanical dragons. There’s also a scene where the heroes make a chandelier drop on Pirate Roberts. He is apparently a pea that was sitting in a suit which gave him arms and legs. When the chandelier hits him, the pea part of his body (which looks like a round head wearing a hat) rolls away. It looks like he was beheaded. I had to explain to my daughter what was going on, and she was fine after that. But it was a bit confusing.

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