The Road to El Dorado

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Outstanding family movie mixes comedy, action, romance.

PG 2000 89 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 24 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 55 reviews

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age 8+
age 8+

Fun adventure romp, though not great messages

My 8-year-old and 11-year-old really enjoyed this. A couple of bits of innuendo went over their heads. The big scary stone jaguar wasn't as scary as I'd been worried about. One issue is that the three main protagonists all basically lie and cheat and more or less get away with it. I can't really say they're good role models. (In the end they are willing to give up the gold to protect the natives, but you still get the impression they'll be lying and cheating to the next town they find.)

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